WW2 bomb shelter Kirkenes

Visit Andersgrotta –Kirkenes’ largest bomb-shelter, built in 1941. 

Kirkenes was one of the most strategically important places in Europe during world war 2​.

This is why it is one of the most heavily bombed cities in the world during the war.

Learn about the life of civilians during war-time. Snowhotel Kirkenes are proud to present one of the best historical attractions in Kirkenes.

"Historical highspot"


"Interesting and educational"

Available: All year

Departure: 12:30

Duration: 40 minutes

Tickets: can be bought online, at your hotel in Kirkenes, or at the entrance.

Groups of 10 people or more, may request other times. 

Children: not suitable for chd under 12 years

Physical difficulty level: Easy

Cancellation policy:

Cancellation with refund possible until 2 days before arrival. Within 2 days or less - no refund

What's included?

  • Professional historical guide

  • 10 minute documentary

  • Guiding of Andersgrotta and Russian monument

What do I need to bring?

Hunger for knowledge

Starting point: Andersgrotta

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