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  3. Sachsenhausen Memorial

Berlin: Sachsenhausen Memorial 6-Hour Tour in Spanish

Product ID: 16657
Take a poignant tour of Sachsenhausen, one of the most important concentration camps of the Third Reich, with a Spanish-speaking guide. Learn about the the A Tower and Station Z. Visit the National Memorial Sachsenhausen.
About this activity
Duration: 6 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish
Booklets
Spanish
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the notorious Station Z
  • Learn about the haunting events of Nazi Germany and Soviet Russia
Full description
The meeting point for the tour is at the front of the Alexanderplatz TV Tower. From here the tour makes its way to the Northern outskirts of Berlin. The train ride takes 50 minutes. This is a poignant tour of one of the most important concentration camps of both the Nazi Regime and Soviet era, told in Spanish.

This 6-hour tour explores the origins of the camp, what life would have been like in the camp and the type of work performed by prisoners. With access to personal accounts of survivors, photographs, and official documents, you can understand the stark realities of Sachsenhausen.

Features of the tour are the A Tower and Station Z. The A Tower was the roll-call location of the camp, and Station Z was added in 1942 with the purpose of killing victims quickly and clinically. Both of these locations are extremely sobering. Sachsenhausen also contains a very informative museum and various exhibits.

Because of its close proximity to Berlin, Sachsenhausen was intended as a model camp. It was also the center for administration of all other Nazi concentration camps. Over 200,000 people passed through Sachsenhausen. At least 50,000 of these people died. After the fall of Hitler, the Soviets transformed Sachsenhausen into a gulag for their own prisoners. Today the camp is preserved for educational purposes and as a memorial site for all who were killed.
Includes
  • Full tour of Sachsenhausen with a Spanish-speaking guide
What’s Not Included
  • Public transport ticket
  • Concentration Camp Foundation surcharge of €1.20

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Bring your voucher to the meeting point at the TV Tower on Alexanderplatz.

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Important information
Know before you go
• A transport ticket covering zones ABC is needed.
• It is advisable to bring snacks and drinks as there is no shop at Sachsenhausen.
• There is a charge of €1.20 for every visitor which goes to the Foundation Concentration Camp. This is not included in the tour price.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 24 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.7 / 5
  • Organization
    4.6 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.2 / 5
  • Safety
    4.8 / 5
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The weight of history

Place with great historical weight and that should be lived as a visit to a memorial. Our guide Helena made the moment even more fantastic and memorable. The explanations given were fantastic, super accessible, knowledgeable about the subject, always willing to help and answer any questions, making this visit a very special moment. It is very worth making this visit.

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May 6, 2019

Hello, Visit very interesting and recommended. The Germans do not hide their inhuman past ... Many Thanks to our guide @Arnau, know and explain the visit perfectly. Moltes gràcies, Greetings

December 6, 2019

The guide was perfect. Very friendly and very digestible his way of telling the story, the route and the space.

October 12, 2019

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Product ID: 16657