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Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp

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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...more
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Strasse der Nationen 22, 16515 Oranienburg, Brandenburg, Germany
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+49 3301 200200
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Any initial anxiety I had about this tour was instantly laid to rest when César, our guide, introduced himself and walked with us to the train and began to give us a history of Germany from pre WWI, to give our trip context. Considerate and...More

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Reviewed yesterday

definitly worth doing! do with sandyman tours, they are awesome! compeletly changes your view on life, others and gives you a deeper understanding into WWII

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Reviewed 2 days ago

It is quite large and requires a great deal of walking. Remaining are camp walls and fences, guard towers, infirmary, a prisoner barracks, crematorium and several other things. Museums are also on the property. While there are not a lot of original structures left, it...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The original camp was built during the summer of 1936 by prisoners as a model for other concentration camps and used for training SS officers who went on to command other Nazi concentration camps. It was the first camp to be established after the appointment...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Brian was so knowledgeable about everything about the camp and its history. We all really enjoyed the day!

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a fantastic tour! Our guide Fran was interesting and respectful, showed us really fascinating bits of a terrible time. She was sensitive about the subject matter but didn’t try to hide anything or downplay it. Would highly recommend both the tour and Fran!

Thank Jess K
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a very interesting,horrific,thought provoking place to visit, left in some places as it was when it was in use. We made our own way there using the train and a short bus ride from the train station, then paid 3 Euro for a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was booked through Viator and we met our guide at Hackescher Markt. We took the train to Oranienburg and walked the almost exact path the prisoners would have walked to reach the concentration camp. It was still very confronting to learn about what happened...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend this guided tour to anyone and everyone interested in visiting Sachsenhausen concentration camp (which I suggest you do). Our tour guide Phil was fantastic. Very friendly and knowledgable, answering all questions along the way. This tour is very emotional, but definitely worth while.

Thank Ashleigh T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our group of 8 adults from the US visited Sachsenhausen today. It was a solemn experience, but a necessary visit, to fully feel the atrocities suffered by the victims of WW2. I have ready many books about the Nazi era and the visit to this...More

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Sushil0202
14 August 2018|
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Response from Joe L | Reviewed this property |
Go with a guide. The walk from Oranienburg Station to the camp is far. A guide will explain some history during the walk as well. You could ask questions if you have a guide. The camp is very huge, so with a guide you... More
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Andrea B
22 June 2018|
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Response from Robert W | Reviewed this property |
Hi, You may get the audio guides at a cost at the entrance. Enjoy.
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Amy K
18 June 2018|
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Response from Silversurfer500 | Reviewed this property |
Yes recommend to take a packed lunch much and water but as someone has already said be discrete where you eat and dispose of your rubbish. Be aware it gets hot in the summer so take a hat and sunglasses
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