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Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp

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Address: Strasse der Nationen 22, 16515 Oranienburg, Brandenburg, Germany
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+49 3301 200200
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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More than 100,000 Jews, communists, intellectuals, gypsies and homosexuals...

More than 100,000 Jews, communists, intellectuals, gypsies and homosexuals were killed by Nazis between 1936 and 1945 in this concentration camp. Some of the buildings have been preserved in their original form including barracks, and a pathology department where Nazis performed medical experiments on the inmates.

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Private Tour: Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp from Berlin

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I'm not sure I can find the words to express exactly what I felt when I arrived there. Walking on the same street as thousands of people walked (not to visit but some marching to... read more

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm not sure I can find the words to express exactly what I felt when I arrived there. Walking on the same street as thousands of people walked (not to visit but some marching to their death) made me feel good that I am living these days and very sad in the same time because we allowed this to happen.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Feels odd to write a review about this place as I had mixed feelings about going. However it was really good to visit, very moving and informative. We took the train from central Berlin then grabbed a taxi outside the station. When we had finished we managed to get a taxi back, which was around 6 euros each way.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

45 mins by train from central Berlin (S1 or 2) (then a 20 minute walk) Sachsenhausen is a good introduction the Concentration Camp system of the Nazi era. Not as large or terrifying as Aushwitz or even Dachau this is a 'good one' to take teenagers to. I go with 15/16 year olds. Very moving.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This isn't what you could call a fun place to visit but it was fascinating and disturbing in equal measure. Perhaps it was the weather (a bitter, grey February day) or knowing what happened there but it was a solemn, melancholy place. I must give credit to our guide, Darren. Not surprisingly, as a History PhD student studying the Nazi... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were running a bit late but luckily was met by Beth who was very kind and considerate, from the beginning she provided us with tons of information and throughout the tour compared to a lot of the other tour guides she made sure we knew everything possible. Being students from the UK with little money we were wanting to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This trip was a Christmas present for my daughter. She is a history graduate so I felt visiting Berlin was very important for her, plus the fact we're from Belfast she could draw so many comparisons. We booked the tour on line and had to meet our guide (Brian) at a nearby train station. From the moment we met him... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

S1 train out from Berlin central takes about 45-50mins to Orainenburg, from the train we walked about 15-20mins at a stroll to Sachsenhausen (well sign posted), we took 804 bus back to station when returning. Best ticket to get at train station is daily ticket covering zones a/b/c, this allows travel on all required trains and buses, cost approx €7.50pp.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Take the train from central Berlin to Oranienburg and get a bus or a pleasant 20 minute or so stroll through the town. At the visitor centre get an audio guide, you need to leave some form of id as a deposit (bank card , id card or similar is fine) I would allow at least 3 hours for your... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we went with the Insider tours and Dennis was our guide...he was excellent and very knowledgeable. Loved the way he chose on person who was here and told his story from the beginning to end. We loved going on a tour and having things explained but i think if we had to do it over again we would go ourself... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very sobering interesting educational sobering trip,history of how the "nazis " started extermination of the so called lesser races

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