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From Berlin: Sachsenhausen Memorial Half-Day Tour

From Berlin: Sachsenhausen Memorial Half-Day Tour

From US$ 24.36 per person

Visit the Sachsenhausen Memorial alongside an expert guide. Learn about the concentration camp’s dark history, see its remaining facilities, and pay tribute to the victims and survivors.

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  • Take the train north of Berlin to the Sachsenhausen Memorial
  • Explore the dark history of the former concentration camp
  • Walk through the former hospital and pathology laboratory
  • See the notorious Tower A and learn of the horrors of Station Z
  • Commemorate the camp’s victims and hear stories of survival
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Travel north of Berlin by train and take a poignant guided tour of Sachsenhausen Memorial. See the remaining structures, learn of the site’s dark history, and take in emotive memorials dedicated to the camp’s victims. Witness what remains of the facilities that housed the guards, staff, and the prisoners. Enter at guard tower “A” and stand on the registration compound, before seeing the Jewish barracks, boot testing track, and gallows. Continue to the camp’s hospital and pathology laboratory before arriving at the grizzly Station Z building, which contained a crematorium and killing facilities Learn how the camp came to be during Nazi Germany, what conditions were like inside the camp during World War II, and how at last prisoners were liberated at the end of the war. While many of the camp’s stories are grim and heartbreaking, you will also hear inspiring tales of resistance and survival as you walk past commemorative monuments and plaques paying tribute to the camp’s victims and survivors.
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  • Transport for activity duration: Train

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      based on 2225 reviews

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      The weight of history

      Place with great historical weight and that should be lived as a visit to a memorial. Our guide Helena made the moment even more fantastic and memorable. The explanations given were fantastic, super accessible, knowledgeable about the subject, always willing to help and answer any questions, making this visit a very special moment. It is very worth making this visit.

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      May 6, 2019

      This visit does not leave indifferent. You come out with a new vision on humanity. Our guide, Hector, was fabulous

      January 3, 2020

      Hello, Visit very interesting and recommended. The Germans do not hide their inhuman past ... Many Thanks to our guide @Arnau, know and explain the visit perfectly. Moltes gràcies, Greetings

      December 6, 2019

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