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Address: Erinnerungsstrasse 1 | Mauthausen, Linz 4310, Austria
Phone Number: 43723822690
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Mauthausen Concentration Camp Day Trip from Vienna
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Poignant Day in Mauthausen

The other day,I visited this excellent memorial to the many people who were tortured and/or died at the Mauthausen Concentration Camp from 1938 to 1945.I saw the "Stairs of... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The other day,I visited this excellent memorial to the many people who were tortured and/or died at the Mauthausen Concentration Camp from 1938 to 1945.I saw the "Stairs of Death",the gas chambers,the crematoria,Block 20,and the other areas of this concentration camp located in a remote area about 25 miles from Linz.I listened to the firsthand accounts of the survivors of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must to visit place! I thought this would be boring but actually is quite impressive! However, it;s quite difficult to get here without a car!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its a little difficult to get there, but it is totally worth it, a unique experience, we went by train from Vienna, and I got a taxi there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

I have checked what to do in Linz and this place shows for the first thing to do. So i told my friends to take me to this place. Im asian and this is good to know and learn about the true history! I would recommend that you should visit! There is the exibition hall as well. You should buy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

The former concentration camp is very good renovated. As a result the barracks seem not as bad as they definitely war in World War II. The museum is very interesting. Entrance is free. Outside the camp there are several monuments to remember the victims of the different countries. Inside the camp you see plaques from many different countries, also unexpected... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Have been to Dachau and to Auschwitz. I feel it is important to see places like this. So we went here as well while recently vacationing in Austria. There is always something more to learn. Each is different and just as moving. We didn't go down the steps the camp inmates had to go up with the blocks of stone... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

I had no desire to visit a camp. But we drove up there and it was compelling. So in we went and incredible it was. The buildings are restored, clean and quiet. You can reflect on what happened here without having horrific visuals overtake you. There are plaques along the outside wall commemorating who died there. Then, in beautiful tribute,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

I saw many incredible sites in three weeks in Europe but nothing had the impact that my three hour visit to Mauthausen Camp provided. The audio guide provided detailed information and was powerful in its presentation. The self-guided tour is well organized and moves the visitor through the memorial, the camp, fields and the museum. It is a sobering walk... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

I had never heard of "Mauthausen", although I've a lot about Dachau. My wife and I went to both and Mauthausen aroused our emotions more. The slave labor camp at Mauthausen is still complete. Unlike Dachau, the buildings (e.g., sleeping quarters) have not been torn down and replaced with replicas. Although Dachau is discussed more in terms of war history,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

We visited this memorial while we were in Austria. It is so difficult to fathom how anyone could perpetrate something like this. I learnt about this in history many years ago in school and have always wanted to visit. Take your time and reflect on what actually took place here. Make sure you take the audio tour with you as... More 

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