Escape through Secret Tunnels: The Raft Ride in the Berlin Dungeon
Are you going to escape from the soldiers in the 14th century through the secret tunnels of Berlin?
Experience Berlin’s history live at the Berlin Dungeon: Knight Erich Valke is just about to be sentenced. He is accused of having set the great fire of Berlin in the 14th century. Your task: Hurry up and escape from the soldiers with the other visitors in order to not be sentenced yourself.
Travel into the 14th century of Berlin. In this part of the show of the Berlin Dungeon you are going to get to know the story of knight Erich Valke about the great fire of Berlin in the 14th century. Was it him who set the fire? On your way through the Berlin Dungeon you find yourself gathered with other visitors in the dark dungeon of Berlin’s “Gerichtslaube” in the city’s Nikolaiviertel.
The Nikolaiviertel is placed on the eastern bank of the river Spree and forms one of the oldest settlement areas of Berlin together with Cölln. The St. Nikolas‘ church was built in 1230 and is one of the few, still remaining churches of the medieval times, build during the founding period of Berlin.
Still listening to the stories of the knight you hear the soldiers coming who want to escort the knight to his sentencing. What now? They are going to accuse you of having helped the knight setting the great fire if they find you with him in the dark dungeon. Now you have to be fast and try to escape from the „Gerichtslaube“ with your companions – but how? The knight’s loyal servant may have the rescuing idea how you are going to escape from the soldiers: through the secret tunnels of Berlin in the 14th century. Follow him and flee on the raft in the Berlin Dungeon.
- Discover the secret tunnels of Berlin in the 14th century during your escape.
- Don’t go astray – or the soldiers will get you.
- Look after your belongings. It could be windy.
But what might happen at the end of the raft ride? Are you going to master the escape successfully with your companions? Or are you going to go astray and end up in the plagued street of the 16th century where the doctor is already waiting for you? Which part of Berlin’s history are you going to experience next?
What you'll discover:
- Are you going to master the escape from the soldiers successfully?
- Where will the secret tunnels of Berlin in the 14th century take you?