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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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Reviewed 4 days ago
A MUST!

Cannot say enough about this trip. We met Ronan at the meeting point. He helped us purchase our subway tickets and was extremely pleasant the entire day. He was VERY knowledgeable about the camp and history. Clearly passionate about German history. A very thorough tour...More

Thank mmfred
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
A must do

While in Berlin we felt that we owed it to ourselves to experience this bit of history, despite how upsetting it can be. Alicia was our tour guide who met us at the station, and was incredibly helpful in getting us to the camp. Once...More

Thank cassiehunt1994
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Must do tour!

This tour was engaging and full of information from start to finish! Chloe did a phenomenal job presenting the information and explaining the true gravity and seriousness of the places we visited. She connected to each member of the tour group and was able to...More

Thank AWidau
Reviewed 5 days ago
Top of Berlin’s to do list

Walid took us on a wonderful and insightful tour of Sachsenhausen. He was extremely knowledgeable and well educated on the camp. He made sure we were made aware of particular exhibits at the camp before we entered the exhibitions. This was a great help as...More

Thank Charlotte B
Reviewed 6 days ago
A must.

A comprehensive and informative tour. Our guide Taylor was fantastic- very knowledgeable and passionate about making sure that guests understood the significance and history of the concentration camp.

Thank jfindlay127
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Mary D
31 July 2018|
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Response from Jasmine C | Reviewed this property |
I think we gather at around 10 and back in town at around 4. Highly recommended the tour.
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Response from Jasmine C | Reviewed this property |
It depends on whether you have booked an English tour? My tour was in English.
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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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