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Mosaic Non-Profit Sachsenhausen Memorial Tours

TV Tower, Alexanderplatz, Berlin, Germany
017687545620
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Ranked #19 of 213 activities in Berlin
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours
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Madrid, Spain
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

The tour was completely worthwhile and positively added to my visit to the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp. I arrived a little early to the meeting point, where I met Kate, our trip's guide. While the others arrived, Kate was amiable and personable, as we discussed Berlin and living in a second language. Promptly at 10am, we were off to the train... More

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Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

On my recent visit to Berlin I decided to visit Orianienburg and the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp. I went on a guided tour with Mosaic Tours which leave from Alexanderplatz, near the TV tower.Our guide was a young man called Bryan who was very helpful in every way. He even helped us to buy our metro tickets ( which we should... More

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Huntingdon Valley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Brian led this excellent tour of a deeply disturbing site. Throughout he put the events in historical context. As expected and hoped, much more than a person reciting what we could read for ourselves from the memorial's signs.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

My friend and I joined Mosaic's guide, Bryan, to this somber place, and did not regret one minute of it. Bryan was enormously helpful at every point, from assisting us with the most mundane necessities -- getting on the train to Oranienburg, provisioning ourselves with food and water -- to guiding and encouraging our own thought processes as we endeavored... More

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I had thought to go to Sachsenhausen without a guide but, at the last minute, decided I would join a tour, choosing Mosaic because it was a non-profit. It was a terrific choice. Our guide, Philippa, was very knowledgeable and helpful and I feel that she added so much more to the experience than what one could get from an... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Phillipa took us on this difficult tour and did so with honesty and respect. She simply gave you human facts of what happened without embellishmenft unlike other tour guides we saw along the way. Our group was small compared to the others and this made the experience all the more personal. Phillipa had a vast knowledge on the camp and... More

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Victoria201010
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

It's hard to write a review of such a grim haunting place, however I will as this site helped us decide if we should get a guide or not while visiting. The answer for us was YES. This place is horrendous , a heart wrenching horrid place and not something I think you should just turn up to grab an... More

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Actually you don't need a guide for such thing. Just wake up and go there by train early as possible. It is rather simple to get there by public transport, than its 20 minute walk or 6 euro by taxi. The entrance is for free and than you only pay something like 3 euro for audioguide. the audio guide has... More

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Aldershot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We took this tour on a very cold day in January. We were attracted to Mosaic as it is not-for-profit with donations to good and relevant causes. Our guide, Phillipa, was helpful and informative, bringing out the stories of each part of the site that we visited. The cold emphasised how bad it must have been for those who had... More

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Florence, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We went today with *illianna* (im so sorry I know thats spelt wrong) was a little group and it was awesome! Our guide was super knowledgeable and I would almost say 6 hours wasnt enough, its not a death camp like auschwitz its a very concerntration camp so it is very different keep this is mind. Our guide was great... More

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