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Insight into GDR Propaganda

Knowing the history of the area leaves me with mixed emotions and a lot to think about at this... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2016
Bedford, Canada
Pleasant Garden and Small Garden House

Very interesting small garden and small but interesting house set in a beautiful park. We enjoyed... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2015
Milngavie, United Kingdom
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Mar 30, 2016
“Insight into GDR Propaganda”
Aug 31, 2015
“Pleasant Garden and Small Garden House”
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Reviewed March 30, 2016

Knowing the history of the area leaves me with mixed emotions and a lot to think about at this monumental memorial. It commemorates the victims of Nazi tyranny in the Buchenwald concentration camp. It also commemorates the Soviet's heroic liberation of the camp, and the...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed August 31, 2015

Very interesting small garden and small but interesting house set in a beautiful park. We enjoyed our visit.

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed July 29, 2015

We have almost missed this place, as we did not know about it, found it accidentally, but it is totally worth a visit. The monument itself is massive and impressive, but you also have a gorgeous view over the places and villages around Weimar. I...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank 580irinat
Reviewed July 10, 2015

This memorial is part of the Ettersberg site consisting of the Buchenwald concentration camp site, the soviet GULAG II and this GDR national memorial monument. Visit it AFTER the concentration camp. When we visited it was eerily empty emphasizing the scale and monnumental nature. It...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Juergen1960
Reviewed September 10, 2014

Located near Buchenwald concentration camp, this is a memorial which is visible from afar as you approach the area. I thought it was a memorial to the victims of Buchenwald, but actually it is a national memorial to the victims of all of the German...More

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank igolfCA
Reviewed May 16, 2013

Commemorating is always an interesting witness of how people and a society were at the moment of the inauguration of the commemorative monument itself. The Buchenwald Mahnmal dates from the end of the fifties and gives an interpretation of the tragedy with which not everyone...More

Date of experience: April 2013
2  Thank Veleiro
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