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Mosaic Non-Profit Sachsenhausen Memorial Tours

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Address: TV Tower, Alexanderplatz, Berlin, Germany
Phone Number: 017687545620
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Tue 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thu - Sun 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Exceptional tour!

We had a very favorable experience with Phillipa as our guide this past week, she was extremely knowledgeable on the subject matter yet explained it more as a conversation between... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
Christina223
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

We had a very favorable experience with Phillipa as our guide this past week, she was extremely knowledgeable on the subject matter yet explained it more as a conversation between friends as opposed to just spewing facts. I would recommend this tour, Mosiac is the only not for profit company doing the daily tours of the camp, makes it even... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Definitely not an easy topic to view or discuss but Phillipa was an excellent tour guide. Despite the cold weather she was energetic and engaging. As a gender historian she gave a social viewpoint rather than just cold hard facts. Overall the tour was excellent and as a nonprofit, I think the cost was money well spent. Tour was 15... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Our tour guide Philippa was very knowledgable and engaging. We spent the perfect amount of time in each area of the site, so that the tour didn't feel to drawn out. Despite the heavy subject matter I believe this tour is very worthwhile, to acknowledge the past and learn from it. Ps: taking selfies in this site seems a bit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We visited The camp with mosaic tours and was led by the incredibly knowledgable tour guide Brian. The day is an emotional one where we spent most of it questioning moral humanity of the history. Brian made sure all of our questions were answered and asked a lot of questions to the group which was very thought provoking. We had... More 

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Berlin, Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I had a very moving experience on this tour with Phillipa this past week, who made me feel like she was there to explain and guide me through as if I were a friend. Very personal, informal atmosphere mixed with a great knowledge (and social context) of the camp. I would recommend her to anybody, and I love that the... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

So I went to the tour today and it was great. The tour guide, Philippa (Pip) was awesome and the group was more on the smallish side (about seven of us) so that made it even better. It's a must, in my opinion, and I wouldn't do it with any other company. You not only get a great tour but... More 

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Nannestad Municipality, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Fantastic guiding by a guide who was just finishing her masters degree in Holucaust (I can't remember her name), and had a lot of knowledge about not only the war-years from 39 to 45, but also the years before and after. We could also tell that the guide was really interested in the subject, and enjoyed spending the day out... More 

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Dundalk, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This tour is much more than just a tourist trip,the guide was excellent, loads of information good value.A trip to be remembered which is informal ,it changes your view of the time and makes you appreciate where weare today

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Melksham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Our tour guide was sick, so we started the tour a litle late, but we were well looked after and had someone to escort us on the train to meet our replacement guide. We had a brilliant tour by Joanna, a PhD student in Nazi history. She gave us loads of information which was interesting and detailed. She made sure... More 

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Ness Ziona, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Great guide by the name of Maria ,not a nice place to be ,but an important one to be at least once in your life time. The guide had a great knowledge of the place and subject .very valuable experience .I recomend it very much. Thank you Maria we will remember you tour always!! Enormous place .Maria used the time... More 

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Mitte
The center of Berlin, Mitte is most famous for sights like the Brandenburg Gate, Alexanderplatz, and Museum Island. The central location makes this one of the city's most expensive places to live. It is here the oldest traces of the city can be found, and evidence of some significant transformations, as well. The gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets between Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt have given way to an international crowd pursuing fashionable designer clothes, the newest food trends and frequenting the many craft shops. Graphic designers have taken up residence in what used to be backyard barns and stables. There are still vestiges of the old days, however. The occasional housing complex is a reminder of the neighborhood’s past. And if you look carefully, an old 1920s ball house nestled amongst the art galleries and exhibitions of Auguststrasse can still teach you how to dance the old fashioned way.
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