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Berlin: Half-Day Sachsenhausen Memorial Walking Tour

Product ID: 11033
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Visit Sachsenhausen Memorial and learn about the Nazi SS and Gestapo atrocities committed during World War II. See the place where many perished and visit, among others, the punishment cells, execution grounds, and the hospital.


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About this activity
Duration 6 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Kapo's residence and the Green Monster SS canteen
  • Visit the infirmary and pathology departments, used to carry out autopsies on prisoners, and to complete medical experiments
  • See the punishment cells, execution area and gallows and visit the site of the camp brothel
  • Learn about the security systems of the Camp, which included electrified fences and watchtowers
Full description
Learn about a crucial period in history and visit Sachsenhausen Memorial, a former concentration camp that played a pivotal role in the Holocaust. 

Hear stories of valor from the British Royal Marine Commandos that refused to have their will broken. Learn the fate of Stalin's son, where, as Hitler's personal prisoner, he was detained in isolation for 5 years. Explore the attempted use of death marches to murder remaining survivors before Soviet liberation. later, visit the punishment cells, execution grounds, crematorium, Pathology Laboratory, and hospital.

The tour also details life and death in Special Camp No. 1/7, as Sachsenhausen was to become under the Soviets. This special tour around a frightfully storied location of WWII history is harrowing, but it lends visitors an unparalleled insight into the reality of the Holocaust.

Some sites you may visit on this tour are:

• Oranienburg
• Death March Memorial
• Station Z
• Watchtower
• Commandant's House
• Jewish Barracks
• Punishment Cells
• Pathology Laboratory
• Infirmary
• Special Camp 1/7
• SS Training Camp
• Gallows
Includes
  • Guided Tour in English
What’s Not Included
  • Public transport day ticket. An ABC zone ticket for 1 day is necessary for this tour, The ticket costs approximately 7 EUR.
  • Pickup and drop-off

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meeting point West at 10:00 in front of McDonalds, outside main entrance to S+U Zoologischer Garten Train Station. Hardenbergplatz, 10623 Berlin. Meeting point EAST: 10:00 at 'Am to PM' bar/restaurant at S-Bahn Hackescher Markt Train Station exit Am Zwirngraben, 10178 Berlin Please note that as of April 1st 2020, tours will meet outside Friedrichstr. train station, on the square beside the 'Traenenpalast' (Palace of Tears), Reichstagufer 17, 10117 Berlin.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Food and drinks
  • Public transport ticket
Know before you go
• Please note that there are currently no lunch facilities at the memorial, it is best to bring a packed lunch.
• Good walking shoes and suitable clothing are recommended.
• As of April 1st 2020, tours will meet outside Friedrichstr. train station, on the square beside the 'Traenenpalast' (Palace of Tears), Reichstagufer 17, 10117 Berlin.
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Product ID: 11033