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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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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This camp is just outside of Berlin. although much has been reconstructed several of the buildings are original. One can feel the humiliation of the roll call section. The curators have done a great job with recreations, story telling and a sense of awareness. Well...More

Thank Barb1351
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have just come home from visiting Berlin with my mum, sister in law and 2 daughters. We had the good fortune to visit the concentration camp sachsenhausen. Our guide Australian Mike was fantastic. He was a font of knowledge and made a very sobering...More

Thank Ros M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

‘What to do with freedom ‘.... One of the survivors of Sachsenhousen concentration camps near Berlin, one of the biggest, wrote after his freedom in 1945. When Berlin Olympic was going on in 1936 n India was beating Germany to win hockey gold, this was...More

Thank ranjanamitabh
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our party of 3 visited the camp on Tue 13th Aug.Our guide Alicia was a fountain of knowledge and gave us a fabulous precise insight to the history of the camp from the minute we met her in Berlin. Her clarity and preciseness were admirable...More

Thank Donald F
Reviewed 5 days ago

To get a full understanding of what the victims of this camp felt, walk from the town and notice the lamp post signs stating what their journeys along the road were like. While some of the camp buildings have been converted into museums or remodelled...More

Thank Charlie O
Reviewed 5 days ago

This camp just outside of Berlin was one of the first built (1936) by the Nazis. It mostly held political prisoners at the start, but eventually more than 200,000 people were imprisoned there. It had some ovens -- the ruins of which are still standing...More

Thank Jacquie W
Reviewed 1 week ago

A smaller version of Auschwitz 1 & 2 but still horrific. I didnt know when the Russian KGB took over the camp in 1945 that they continued the camp process but using Russian political prisoners. Our guide Maria (Insider Tours) is an excellent and very...More

Thank chrishiggins2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A huge thank you to our guide Campbell .He was excellent his knowledge was unbelievible and very informative.He was able to cover the history of the camp in a sensitive and passionate way.It was a very hot day 36 degrees and he always managed to...More

Thank Sam P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great day with the organised tour company Insider Tours. Our guide was excellent (Walid) and I have no complaints, however if I had my time again then I think I'd have done it with just the audio guide that you can pick...More

Thank MartineDB
Reviewed 1 week ago

This camp was first used both by the Nazis and after the war by the Russians, safe to say that both regimes that used this camp were evil! This was my second visit and still have not seen all there is to see and learn...More

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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
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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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