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Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Tour from Berlin

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  • Gain a deeper understanding of Third Reich history on a visit to Sachsenhausen 
  • Listen to commentary about the history of Germany's first concentration camp
  • Entrance fees included
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Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Tour from Berlin
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Overview

Get the most out of your visit to Sachsenhausen, one of the first concentration camps in Germany, by touring with a guide. On this full-day tour from Berlin, you'll listen to a historian detail the influence of the Third Reich and the timeline of how this camp came to be. Travel via train from Berlin with your guide (ticket at own expense) which eliminates the need to rent a car.

What to Expect

Make your way to the Zoologischer Garten train station or Hackescher Markt train station to meet your guide. You will need a Berlin Transport ABC Zone ticket. Relax and enjoy the scenery on the ride to Oranienburg, which takes about 45 minutes.

Arrive at the Sachsenhausen Memorial and Museum, where you'll have pre-purchased entrance fees included with your tour. Follow your guide, who will fill you in on the history of the camp, where 200,000 people were imprisoned between the years of 1936 and 1945.

Visit the burial pits, gallows, gas chambers, and punishment cells located inside the prison. Hear stories of prisoner bravery as well as the atrocities that took place at the camp, which now serves as a national memorial to the prisoners who lived and died here.

At the conclusion of your tour, return to Berlin the way you came.

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Memories that will not be forgotten on the Sachsenhausen tour

When My partner asked me to do the 6 hour tour of Sachsenhausen I was very hesitant but I must say I am very pleased that we did. I never knew a lot about the atrocities and events that occurred in this camp other than...More

Thank jmcole888
Reviewed 2 days ago
All day Sachsenhausen tour

We took this tour on one of our last days in Berlin. Mike was an incredible guide, incredibly knowledgable and helpful our entire day.

Thank SLawther
Reviewed 2 days ago
Sachsenhausen 6 hour tour

We had Mike as our tour guide last month and he was the best tour guide that we've ever had! He was very knowledgeable, friendly and provided lots of clear information. He seemed passionate and set his voice at the right tone, appropriate for the...More

Thank Lucy_1487
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Sachsenhausen tour

Guide was Campbell whose knowledge and enthusiasm helped sustain us through a hot day's walking around the camp. Recommend this trip. Apologies to Campbell for losing you on the return from Oriander. We rushed off the bus up the first set of stairs and onto...More

Thank Mad O
Reviewed 5 days ago
Heartbreaking, but necessary

This is the second time I have done a tour of the Sachenhausen Concentration Camp and first time doing it with this company. Taylor was extremely informative but also kept the tour light enough so we did not leave feeling depressed. He covers all of...More

1  Thank Ashley M
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17 June 2018|
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Response from Agnes L | Reviewed this property |
We met right in front of McDonald's. The tour guides took us to get tickets (someone forgot), took the train with us , made sure everybody is in, and walked to the concentration camp. Our guide reminded us to get drink and... More
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Response from EKurian | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it starts at a train station in Berlin and ends there. We started at Potzdamer Platz.
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Response from viajarlejos12 | Reviewed this property |
OFFERED TOURS Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday Meeting point: Potsdamer Platz at the historic traffic light Start: 10:20 am (Tour 1) Alternative meeting point: Sachsenhausen Memorial, Visitors’ Information Centre Start: 11.45... More
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