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Mauthausen Memorial - KZ-Gedenkstatte

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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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Although the entrance is free of charge, we decided to book a tour to better understand the place. Money very well spent. Our guide was a young student with excellent knowledge... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Although the entrance is free of charge, we decided to book a tour to better understand the place. Money very well spent. Our guide was a young student with excellent knowledge about the camp details. He managed to explain not only the horrible living conditions of the prisoners but also for us to understand how all this could have happened... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you visit Linz you must go to see Mauthausen,its one little parte in our history!Good explain audio in different language.When i was in the " shower room",i crying,never like to think The scares from The people what was there.Had Also some original room When they sleap but is smaller from The lagars in Poland!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As I understand it, Mauthausen wasn't a concentration camp like Auschwitz, but instead was a work camp. Still, it is clear that many atrocities occurred here and it was difficult but important to see. An important lesson in history that must not be repeated.

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Yakima, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mauthausen was a Nazi labor camp during WWII and it is most interesting to see a place where primarily men were brought in to work and to hear the facts of what transpired there. I don't want to give spoilers but I believe everyone should take in this site and learn from it. It is different than many other Holocaust... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Husband and I have visited several memorial sites for the Holocaust. This one was quite interesting, but the site will look dull without taking the guided tour. Marcus was our guide in English; he was more knowledgeable than ANY guide with whom I've ever toured. He offered info beyond the standard script to make the time poignant and meaningful. At... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

I come to this review from the perspective of a researcher who works in the area of Holocaust studies. I spent the entire day at Mauthausen, which probably the average person may not, but there was definitely enough to learn there to fill an entire day. This includes walking around the site with the audio guide, taking the tour (in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

I travelled by myself. it took me three hours to get there door to door. the train from the main train station to Mathausen, with the change of trains was fine. 66 euros. when I got off there was no taxi at the station, I took the bus and asked him to take me to the taxi. we were two... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Normally not a big fan of audio tours but for Mathausen it is very appropriate. It allows you to go at your own pace and give yourself a personal and emotional walk through the memorial. Ended up taking 3 hours and could have been there longer, it was very moving and brought me to tears. The audio guide is very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

This is located on the way from Vienna to Salzburg. If you are on tour - you could break journey here and spend a minimum of an hour to absorb the essentials of this location, This was my first visit to a concentration camp - which I had only seen in movies. Very :realistic: and takes you back to those... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

We ended our trip to Europe with a visit to Mauthausen-Gusen. From the moment it came in to view, the emotions we all felt were powerful. Everyone of us walked in silence, processing the horrific history of the grounds we were walking. We were however, troubled by the school groups on field trips and the lack of respect they displayed.... More 

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