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Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial Walking Tour

Highlights
  • Hear sensitive, in-depth commentary about the concentration camp’s history
  • Travel via train, which gives you time to ask your guide questions
  • Tips on the rest of your Berlin visit from a provided city guide and map
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Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial Walking Tour
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East Berlin 10:00am Departure
Departs from central meeting point in East Berlin at 10:00am
US$19.87
Overview
Walk through the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp on an in-depth guided tour. Learn about the history of the concentration camp and the Third Reich through your guide’s sensitive commentary while visiting the cells, laboratory, infirmary, barracks, and other key sections. Leave the navigation to your guide, as you travel together by train, and get tips for the rest of your Berlin stay.
What to Expect
Meet your guide and group at the Hackescher Markt S-Bahn station in Berlin in time for your train’s departure. On the way to Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp, take in the scenery and listen to an orientation to the somber sights you are about to encounter. 

Once you arrive, take off on a walking tour of the site. Your visit will be shaped by the sensitive and illuminating commentary from your guide, who will paint a picture of the daily lives of more than 200,000 people who spent time there. 

Learn important background history of the site as you walk through the the Jewish Barrack, the execution grounds and crematorium, the Appellplatz parade ground, the punishment cells, camp hospital, Station Z, and the Pathology Laboratory. Set against the context of the larger Holocaust and the activities of the Third Reich, this tour will help you gain a wider understanding of the events of that time period.

Return to Berlin via train, with plenty of time to ask questions of your guide on the way back.
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Sachsenhausen with Jared

Our group of 4 friends in a public group of about 25 were led by Jared around Sachsenhausen. Jared’s wealth of knowledge was excellent and he was a pleasure to listen to, with the flow of information perfectly timed. Jared’s background enabled him to provide...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 3 days ago
Great Guided Tour Full of Relevant Information and Perspective

Our tour guide Beth did an awesome job. She set the stage for the geopolitical changes that eventually led to rise of Hitler and the Nazi party in Germany. Her perspective and information was invaluable before, during and after the tour. It was an incredibly...More

Thank Not2Picky4Travel
Reviewed 1 week ago
A must see Walking Tour around Berlin

The Guide Rob Shaw is very knowledgeable and provided a detail background info about the why and how this atrocity happened. I like his closing remarks to remind people to be vigilant about what going on in their own country. Speak out for injustice and...More

Thank EricL2888
Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing tour

Worth visiting, the guide is amazing and has incredible knowledge. The trip was done with respect. Liked it

Thank jamesowens30
Reviewed 1 week ago
Incredible and Moving

The tour of the concentration camp is a sobering experience, but one that everyone should probably do at some point in their life. Rob was our guide and he did an amazing job with helping us explore the camp, but he also painted a picture...More

1  Thank Alan W
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Ilana9999
10 October 2018|
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Response from Alan W | Reviewed this property |
The tour doesn't include the cost of transportation. You'll need an ABC day ticket. You'll take the train to and from the Oranienburg station. We also took a bus from the camp back to the train station. An ABC day ticket... More
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Ilana9999
10 October 2018|
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Response from Mark D | Reviewed this property |
No, train ticket is not included. The tours usually depart from outside one of the stations in Berlin CBD so just get to the meeting point a few minutes early and buy your ticket then. It's about 45 minutes from Berlin to... More
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Gisele P
5 August 2018|
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Response from Mary B | Reviewed this property |
Plan at least 6 hours. Definitely have food to eat while there as no place is nearby for food. Have an ABC ticket purchased ahead of time for the day, but do not validate the day ticket till that morning when getting on the... More
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