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Meet your professional guide at a central Munich location from where you will start your full-day Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site tour by train. Learn about some of the camp's prisoners while you hear about Dachau's creation, operation and evolution, as well as how the camp became Germany's most important place for education and remembrance.

Dachau was the first permanent concentration camp built by Germany's Nazi Party and the most important camp within their system. It opened only two months after Adolf Hitler’s rise to power in 1933, and it was the only concentration camp that existed for the full 12 years of Hitler’s dictatorship. 

During this tour with your Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site-qualified guide you will learn why the camp opened and who were the first prisoners to arrive. You'll also hear about the camp's evolution, development and SS training facilities, as well as the registration, categorization and treatment of prisoners.

See Jourhaus, the entrance building and gateway into the camp, the roll call square Appellplatz, and Memorial Site Museum in the former maintenance building. Listen to your guide telling you about the barracks, prisoner life and daily routine, camp perimeter fence and guard towers, the International Memorial, Nandor Glid Sculpture, religious memorials and Barrack X, the two crematoriums, mass graves, and the gas chamber.

Your tour then concludes back in central Munich.
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Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
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Visit Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, the first permanent concentration camp to be built by the Nazi Party, on this 6-hour tour from Munich. Travel by train from the Bavarian capital to Dachau, where you'll learn about the camp’s prisoners, gain insight into life under Nazi rule, and visit the visitors' center, reconstructed barracks, gas chambers and other rooms.
  • 6-hour tour of Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site by train from Munich
  • Visit Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site with a guide
  • Gain insight into the rise and fall of Germany’s Third Reich
  • Learn of the harsh conditions the prisoners faced in the Nazi camp
  • Tour includes round-trip train travel from central Munich
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Really well done!

This was a fantastic tour!!! Wow! Very professionally done on a touchy subject. Transportation was provided in the price of the tour. You are not able to eat at all in the Dachau memorial, so eat well before or bring food for afterwards. Tom was...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Very interesting and educational tour

Adam, our guide, gave us a very interesting and educational tour. You could see that he is really into the Holocaust subject so he knew a lot of stuff and he presented everything with a lot of passion making us to imagine what those people...More

Thank Alexandra V
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
The dark side of human history in this walking tour.

This place is a must see on any trip to Munich. If you don't know anything about the atrocities during the nazi regime then do your homework and come visit this site,which was the first concentration camp built,and one of the best preserved. Marcin was...More

Thank Jeff J
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great Dachau Tour

The tour was great, we had Adam as our guide and he was very informative and helpful. They are easily found in the Marienplatz and take care of both the train and bus tickets for the trip. Make sure you wear comfortable shoes because there...More

Thank Alison P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
A place that everyone should experience

Dachau was on the list of things we felt we must do while in Germany and we were so glad that we did. It is a truly sobering experience to see the scale and level of atrocity committed by one human on another... you can...More

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Correct. Look for the BLUE signs and dressed in blue shirts. MIDDLE of Marinplatz.
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Yes... both guides speak perfect English.
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