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Overview
Visiting World War II’s Terezin camp from Prague by yourself risks only a fragmented understanding of the complex and what occurred here. Gain a comprehensive picture of the 1941–1945 camp, used by Nazi forces as a Jewish prisoners’ transit hub and ghetto, on this guided tour. Explore the entire complex, including the museum, dormitories, and cemetery with full commentary throughout, and with entrance fees and return transport included.
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nám. Republiky 1037/3
nám. Republiky 1037/3, 110 00 Praha-Nové Město, CzechiaDeparture Point: The Yellow Kiosk of Prague Sightseeing Tours Address: Náměstí Republiky 3 110 00 Prague 1 Directions: Opposite the Municipal House (near Powder Gate)
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    Terezin Memorial
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    Initially founded in 1780 to shield the city of Prague, Terezin was converted into a Jewish ghetto during World War II, where thousands of lives were taken during the Nazi occupation. Begin your tour in Prague, where you’ll hop aboard your coach for the journey to the camp. Once there, explore the grounds as your guide provides narration about the lives of the prisoners and the tragedies that took place. Afterward, pay homage to the thousands of the camp’s victims at the Terezin Memorial. The only institution of its kind in the Czech Republic, you’ll have the chance to experience educational exhibits and further your understanding of the Holocaust during this eye-opening and unique tour. Your tour will conclude with transportation back to your original departure point in Prague.
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nám. Republiky 1037/3
nám. Republiky 1037/3, 110 00 Praha-Nové Město, CzechiaDeparture Point: The Yellow Kiosk of Prague Sightseeing Tours Address: Náměstí Republiky 3 110 00 Prague 1 Directions: Opposite the Municipal House (near Powder Gate)
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Highlights
  • Narrated tour of WWII Terezin concentration camp from Prague
  • A guide tells stories of the Jewish ghetto that you may otherwise miss
  • Navigate the dormitories, barracks, crematorium, and cemetery with ease
  • Includes entrance fees and coach transport, so you can focus on the camp
What to Expect
Board a coach in central Prague with your guide and travel to Terezin, an 18th-century military fortress used as a concentration camp and Jewish ghetto by Nazi forces after their invasion of the Czech Republic in WWII. On arrival, take a narrated tour of the complex as your guide charts the terrible events that occurred here. Learn how many thousands died at the camp, and how many were transported on to death camps such as Auschwitz and Treblinka. Visit must-sees including the Small Fortress, Ghetto Museum, Magdeburg Barracks, Columbarium, Crematorium, and dormitories; the latter with original furniture. Learn about the prisoners’ suffering through documentary films, discovering how they maintained a semblance of cultural life despite everything. Then, pay homage to the camp victims at the Terezin Memorial, home to approximately 10,000 graves. Finally, return to Prague where your tour ends at the original starting point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
nám. Republiky 1037/3, 110 00 Praha-Nové Město, Czechia
Duration
6h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Terezin Memorial
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 29 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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enzov12 wrote a review Feb 2020
Dallas, Texas24 contributions15 helpful votes
I booked this tour & paid for it on Tripadvisor before I left the US. It was easy to find the starting point, the bus was clean & tour guide was knowledgeable & helpful. Terezin is made up of a former ghetto & a concentration camp. This wasn’t an official extermination camp, but
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Date of experience: February 2020
Dave A wrote a review Jan 2020
Prague, Czech Republic72 contributions16 helpful votes
We visited Terezin from Prague and spend the entire day there. So much history and humbling to visit.
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Date of experience: November 2019
JMCINNYC wrote a review Dec 2019
New York City, New York22 contributions3 helpful votes
Vera, the tour leader was knowledgeable and spoke many languages. Sometimes difficult to hear in the back of the bus. Trip was about an hours ride to the concentration camp. Several stops within, including a short film and a secret Jewish prayer hall in the town. A longer (about
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M Goodnight wrote a review Nov 2019
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Very informative and impactful day. Highly recommend the expereince with a guide who knows the history. Ours was amazing.
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Date of experience: October 2019
Warren M wrote a review Nov 2019
Washington4 contributions1 helpful vote
Prompt transportation to and from the camp. The tour guide, on the bus, was friendly, knowledgeable and catered to multilingual passengers successfully. The camp tour guide provided extensive knowledge of the camp and life there thru numerous stories. The museum was very well
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Date of experience: October 2019
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  • Duration: 6h
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