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Address: Thuringia, Germany
Phone Number: 493643430200
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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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Don't Go If You Don't Have Ties

Attention: this is NOT an attraction. If you are a visitor and/or tourist without direct involvement don't go. You'd just waste your time. If you are interested you'd find... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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Budapest, Hungary
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Budapest, Hungary
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119 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Attention: this is NOT an attraction. If you are a visitor and/or tourist without direct involvement don't go. You'd just waste your time. If you are interested you'd find millions and millions accurate and even unbiased info, pictures, videos on the Net. When you go there you'd see a few (almost) empty (although unfortunately pretty well preserved) buildings, mainly barracks,... More 

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Green Bay, WI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Its a place that you need to see, but really don't want to see. I have been here before with different friends, so this time we read a bit more of the information while walking. They have signs along the way that explain what all happened behind the gates of this hell hole. This is FREE to walk thru and... More 

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lunde i telemark
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73 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We were visiting the old city of Weimar, seeing a hugh monument in a distance, up on the hill above. Curiosity made us drive out to see what is was. We knew the name Buckenwald but did not know it was located so close to a major city. For anybody interested in WW2 history this is an important place to... More 

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Sachse, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This was a place I was really looking forward to seeing as I had read 2 books about it. One of the "worst" Nazi camps from WWII. Was moving to walk around the grounds knowing of all the atrocities that I knew about that happened there. Very interesting and extremely sad place. I do think it is important that it... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Having already been to Aushwitz, I had a vision of what Buchenwald would look like, however they are both very different. At buchenwald I received an English audio guide (available in many languages) which corresponded with numbers on the map. It was interesting and emotional hearing the audio guide/visualizing what everything was like. The map/labels were not very clear so... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Buchewald is situated just near by Weimar. A cultural town in Thuringen where Goethe, Schiller, Herder, Mosart and many others have lived they lives. This camp housed 250 000 people during it´s existence and 60 000 people from many nations lost their lives here. Very few of the buildings are still standing. What´s left is enough. You can´t leave the... More 

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Rukatunturi, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Visited Buchenwald with my girlfriend this May and it was my first time on a concentration camp. I didin't know what to expect. At first we walked around the concentration camp and visited the sites nearby. When we entered the actual concentration camp it was shocked. The size of that place is huge! The site that touched me most was... More 

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This concentration camp is the most sobering and informative of all the ones we have seen. The films are eye-opening and the grounds are well-preserved. How could ANYONE say that these atrocities never happened ??? Never forget.

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Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Its not for the faint of heart! I personally threw up my guts and cried for hours after visiting this memorial. Standing were so many innocent lives were blantly taken made me sick. The memorial was and is necessary for our children to see and hope to God it can never happen again. I was so torn that we couldnt... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

It feels weird to give five stars to a place that I couldn't even bring myself to photograph. I am now referring to Buchenwald as a "monument to Total Depravity"--a reminder of all the ways we human beings can be so horribly broken and cruel. It is hard to grasp the scope of what happened here, but do it anyway.... More 

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Address: Thuringia, Germany
Phone Number: 493643430200
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Thuringia

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