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Address: Thuringia, Germany
Description: This concentration camp is a powerful reminder of the horrors of Hitler's...
This concentration camp is a powerful reminder of the horrors of Hitler's Germany.
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It is good to show it for young people who doesn't have enough knowledge about what war is and what it brings to people.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
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Moscow, Russia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

It is good to show it for young people who doesn't have enough knowledge about what war is and what it brings to people.

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Weiden, Bayern, Germany
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Pick a word...Humbling...Painful...Eye Opening...Unbelievable...Sobering...Your word would probably fit as well. A clear, windy, cool day as we walked through the camp's entrance. Once through the iron gate, I turned and read, "Jedem Das Seine" ... To Each His Own. Understanding the thousands upon thousands of prisoners having read those same words and resigning themselves to the SS's belief that this... More 

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015 via mobile

Of course it is not appropriate to write how good it was or something....of course it is not good, it has a very impressive exhibition about the history of the camp and also an artistic exhibition from the art of survivors: drawings, paintings, sculptures...really sad but worth to see of course. You can't see anymore barracks or something like that... More 

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Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

When you go to Buchenwald, be prepared for some harsh reality. This camp is where thousands died, in the Nazi regime of mass murder. It is a hallowed place, brimming with memories of those who were exterminated. The picture above is the gate to the camp. It is a huge facility, where 10's of thousands were held in captivity. Most... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

More than a memorial centre this is truly an educational experience. I made sure we visited here during our recent trip to Europe as I wanted a couple of young children who are disconnected from the events of WWII and The Holocaust to get an understanding of the evil that can be committed when people allow it. Having visited Dachau... More 

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Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

If you check my other reviews you will see that I have visited quite a few of this type of "Attraction" These camps should NEVER be forgotten and should be visited by ALL, if at all possible, to show the world what is possible for one human being to do to another. It's area is vast, the main gate and... More 

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Kfar Saba, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

My wife and I went with a delegation from Kfar Saba,Israel to the Buchenwald Camp.We had an excellent guided tour of the camp with full explanations of the historical and propaganda aspects of the Nazi war machine.Several of the original buildings are still standing.We held a memorial service to the people who were murdered in the camp.My wife and I... More 

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Tallinn
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133 reviews 133 reviews
41 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

It really takes your breath away when visiting this area where so many people had to die. You just shake your head and are touched by all what you can see what is left. It start with the "Blood street" up to the concentration camp and continues there in every corner. In my opinion a Must-See to understand a little... More 

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Wisbech, United Kingdom
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We were staying in Jena and drove here in around an hour. The remains of the camp and the memorial are situated high on a hill above Weimar and the memorial can be easily seen from the Autobahn 4. As others have said there are not many buildings left, all of the huts were taken down by the East Germans... More 

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

What can you say about a visit to a concentration camp.There is a video when you go in and that sets the tone of the visit.Although most of the buildings have gone but there is still lots ot things to read and see.When you go through the gates and see the size of the camp and the number of victims... More 

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