Middle Sudetes

Walim Adits, Rzeczka Complex

Walim Adits or Rzeczka Complex – a mysterious, underground city built during World War II by Nazi Germany.

Price list

  • normal ticket
    24 5.6person
  • reduced ticket
    20 4.7person
  • children up to 4 years
    free of charge / included
  • audio guide
    14 3.3person
  • reduced ticket is entitled to: children, students up to 26 years of age, pensioners, disabled people and their guardians
  • large family card – discount 2 PLN
  • audio guide is available in: English, German, Czech, French

Opening hours / opening dates

  • May - September
  • Monday - Friday
  • Saturday - Sunday and holidays
  • October - April
  • Monday - Friday
  • Saturday - Sunday and holidays
  • last entry one hour before closing


  • from 1943 in the Owl Mountains, the Germans carried out large-scale construction works under the code name Riese (Giant)
  • the route made available to tourists is the “Rzeczka” complex
  • the construction was never completed, and to this day the mystery of the purpose of the investment has not been solved
  • it could have been the construction of underground armaments factories or quarters for the supreme command of the Third Reich.
  • The Riese complex is also a monument to thousands of victims, builders of adits – prisoners of the Groß Rosen concentration camp
  • The 500-meter underground tourist route has been enriched with audiovisual effects referring to the times of World War II and works carried out during the drilling of corridors
  • you will visit the complex only with a guide, the whole tour lasts about 1 h
  • in the tunnels the temperature is 7 degrees all year round, dress warmly
  • in the case of heavy tourist traffic, you can wait up to 1 h for a guide
  • if you are intrigued by the mystery of Riese, be sure to visit the Włodarz Complex, the Underground City of Osówka and the underground of Książ Castle
  • see other underground attractions of Lower Silesia

Frequently asked questions

Walim Adits

Riese complex, Walim Adits, from the outside.

Visiting the Walim Adits

In the basement there are low temperatures all year round.

Rzeczka Complex

The total area of the underground is almost 2500 square meters.

Rzeczka Complex

The entire Riese complex has 7 facilities.

Riese complex in Walim

The route of the tunnels measures over 500 meters.

Riese Walim Adits

Walim Adits.

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