Inside the Invite-Only Apocalypse Bunker Reserved For Billionaires

People ponder it all the time: “What if there was a giant nuclear war and everything went to shit?” or “What if a global plague turned the human race into zombies?” These questions are nothing new, but what if there was an enormous bunker that could save a select group from a cataclysm? Good news — for billionaires, that is — the apocalyptic dream bunker is in the making.

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Estimated to cost $291 million, this five-star doomsday resort is going to be carved into the side of a mountain in Rothenstein, Germany.

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The creator is Robert Vicino, the head of Vivos, a company specializing in elite bunkers. He intends on modifying a former Cold War Soviet bunker to meet his investors’ grand needs.

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The bunker is called the Vivos Europa One, and it will be one of the biggest bunkers to have ever been built.

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It will afford each privileged family, who must be invited and be able to pay for entry along with a regular fee, a heavily guarded, upgradable 2,500-square-foot living space.

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Some bedrooms will even have the luxury of looking out into aquariums populated with some of the world’s most beautiful sea life.

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In total, the Europa One will offer over 227,900 square feet of living space, as well as additional capacity intended for commercial use.

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Everything imaginable will be included (but don’t forget, for billionaires only): for the sick they will have a hospitals, for the spiritual they will have chapels …

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… for the bored they will have theatres, and for the drunk they will have breweries.

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There will also be a bakery, swimming pool, helicopter pad, detention center, TV and radio station, DNA vault and a zoo, among other things.

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The bunker will have the power to withstand anything from natural disasters to a nuclear holocaust to the hammer of Thor.


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There will be a self-sustaining climate, ventilation, and everything else you’d get from the outside world, except sealed in this protective shelf. 

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Europa One will also ensure that their guests’ design preferences are catered to — each family will be issued a personal architect and builder to customize their space.

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Although the Vivos Europa One is designed for an apocalyptic outbreak, it could very easily serve as a modern-day utopia. 

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Too bad it is destined exclusively for the planet’s wealthiest.

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