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Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial 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 Memorial 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 yesterday via mobile
Well worth the money

It sounds strange to say 'I enjoyed a trip to a concentration camp' but I did, it was very informative, mainly due to the guide, Campbell, an Aussie guy who's studied history and who was extremely well informed. He was very articulate and addressed the...More

Thank 383marky
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
We LOVED Mike

AMAZING! AMAZING! Our group of 6 toured with Mike and we all enjoyed every single moment. He had great stories to tell and get recommendations on what to do next in Berlin. Mike made this difficult tour an eye opening experience. He was VERY informative,...More

Thank Ceciv81
Reviewed 1 week ago
This is a must visit while in Berlin

This is a 5-h trip to Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp (north of Berlin). I always wanted to visit it. However, having Mike (our guide) along with us made this trip even better. He gave us details on the history of the camp. He was definitely one...More

1  Thank Odair F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Eye-opening tour

After learning about the holocaust in history at school as well as the Communist rule of Berlin during the Cold War I was really interested in visiting a concentration camp. I felt that it was an important thing for me to actually be there and...More

Thank nbristow25
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Sachsenhausen concentration camp

This was a really interesting day trip. George was our guide for the day and we couldn't have asked for better. His knowledge and passion for this era of history was unbelievable. So informative. We got back to Alexanderplatz about 4.30pm and George went to...More

2  Thank Wendy O
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sbelto
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Response from JessWhittle | Reviewed this property |
We got back to Alexanderplatz just after 4pm.
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Response from Dara M | Reviewed this property |
Check out the Insider Tours website. They are the tour group that meets people in front of McDonalds up by the zoo. They don't require advanced bookings, and you can just pay cash. However, the Sachsenhausen tour does not... More
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Response from Dara M | Reviewed this property |
I toured Sachsenhausen with a group of students aged 14 to 16. As long as the 12 year old is aware of the atrocities of the Holocaust, and is well prepared for what they will see at the concentration camp, it should be... More
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