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In Their Shoes Dachau Memorial Tours

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Address: Tuerkenstr. 50, 80799, Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: +49 176 61922507
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In Their Shoes runs authorised tours of the Dachau Memorial and around...

In Their Shoes runs authorised tours of the Dachau Memorial and around Munich specialising in this particular dark period of German and European history. For several years we have had thousands of satisfied guests participate in one of our educational and historic tours. This authorised tour of the Dachau Memorial traces the history of the former concentration camp and offers insight into the reasons behind the injustices as well as the circumstances under which the victims suffered. Our professional English speaking guides are all accredited to conduct tours around the memorial site.

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Revisit a horrible past

Well worth a visit to pay respects and try to take in the scale of the whole operation. It was a 4 hr tour with an extremely knowledgeable guide at a very reasonable price. Steel... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 October 2016
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Paisley, United Kingdom

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Well worth a visit to pay respects and try to take in the scale of the whole operation. It was a 4 hr tour with an extremely knowledgeable guide at a very reasonable price. Steel yourself for the part containing the crematoria and mass burial sites. Not for the faint hearted. Lest we forget ! X

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The tour itself was fabulous. Our guide had so much knowledge about Dachau and included some stories about the people who were there and tried to escape. There is so much history at this site! The tour started in Munich, we took a 20 min train ride to Dachau and then a 10 min bus to the concentration camp. As... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Patti and I were privileged to have James Burgess as our guide for the Dachau Memorial Tour. We were the only ones to be with him so it was a bonus to have such personal interaction with him. He picked us up at our hotel in Munich at 0900 and we went with him on public transportation to Dachau. We... More 

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Fresno California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Our tour of Dachau led by James Burgess was intense informative and so worthwhile. He accompanied us on the Metro, shared his knowledge of Munich, guided us on the bus to Dachau itself. HE was very well informed on the camp and what went on there. But it was the passion he communicated to us that was his forte. He... More 

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Carmel, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

James, does an excellent job he knows his history of Dachau and Germany. He explains everything about the Dachau Concentration camp, how the Nazi's rose to power. He knows how to do the tour, he spent about 3 1/2 hours going through the Dachau camp with our group of 4. He picked us up at our hotel, took us via... More 

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Lake Country, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We took away so much from this small group tour to Dachau. James brought respect and professionalism to such a dark period of German history. His knowledge is incredible, for this reason I would never recommend visiting Dachau without a guide. Just listen and forget about taking pictures, instead purchase a book at their book store!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

James did an incredible job of stressing the historical importance of this site of mourning, especially in relation to the world we live in today. The amount of knowledge and understanding is what really set James apart from the other tour guides and the average self guided tour.

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Rochester, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Our tour guide James was amazing. He is so knowledgeable about this subject and he is very personable. The train ride was only about 20 min from Munich and we spent a few hours at Dachau. I would definitely recommend booking a tour with this company rather than venturing there on your own...you get some much more out of it... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

It is very important to remember the past so we don't make the same mistakes in the future. This tour is pretty much a "must do" while in the Munich area. Our guide was tremendous and his knowledge of the history of Hitler and the Nazi party as well as all of the information about Dachau itself was unbelievable. Do... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This was one of the best tours. It's obviously a very sensitive subject, and emotional place to go to but James provider a lot of information, was incredibly professional and knowledgeable. I think this is a must do not only to learn but the continue to educate ourselves about what had happened, and what continues to happen around the world... More 

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