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Berlin: Jewish History Tour

1. Berlin: Jewish History Tour

Meet your tour guide at the an agreed upon starting point and get ready to delve into the complex and tragic history German Jews in the city. Take advantage of the option to tour by bike from stop to stop or choose to travel by private car.  Start your ride through Berlin's Jewish past and come across landmarks, both visible and hidden. Visit the site where the first Jews were deported from Berlin at the beginning of the Holocaust. Be struck by the scale of the Holocaust Memorial and ponder its unique layout. Learn about the significance of the Stolpersteine, small brass plates inscribed with the names of victims of Nazi persecution. Visit other important sites like Hitler's bunker and the Reichstag. Explore the Scheunenviertel, the historic Jewish neighborhood, and visit the Old and New Synagogues to admire the unique architectural style. Then head to the site where Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp was located or the former Wannsee Villa, a lakeside palace where the Nazis planned the annihilation of European Jews.  You will be returned to the starting point at the end of the tour or dropped off at a location of your choosing.

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Berlin: Sachsenhausen Small Group Bus Tour

2. Berlin: Sachsenhausen Small Group Bus Tour

After meeting at the Berlin Zoologsicher Garten station, you will board a hired coach to reach Oranienburg. Along the way, your guide will introduce Sachsenhausen, showing you where the inmates would have worked in Oranienburg. You will also learn more about what the local populations knew about the realities of this immense camp system. Sachsenhausen was the first concentration camp that was built from the ground up to be a camp, planned and designed for maximum control. You can enter the old barracks and learn about daily life for the inmates of the camp, as well as how hard labor, starvation, disease, torture and death were a part of daily life. You will also see the harrowing areas where people were gassed, shot by firing squad, or hanged. With your guide, you'll walk around the interior of Heinrich Himmmler's new, modern, and always expandable concentration camp. You can visit the commandants house, before walking through Tower A, where the iconic words "Arbeit Macht Frei" can still be seen on the gate today. The East Germans memorialized Sachsenhausen in 1961, and today you can experience the location where atrocities were committed, as well as discover how the Germans deal with their history and how they come to terms with their past today. Once the tour has concluded, you will be picked up and brought back to Berlin in an air-conditioned bus to the meeting point at Zoologischer Garten station. Once your tour has concluded, your guide will be happy to answer any and all questions you may have about your stay in Berlin.

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What people are saying about Oranienburg

This was by far the most informative tour I have been on. Our guide Yohan was very knowledgeable and helpful and was very respectful when speaking of the atrocities that happened at the camp. My partner and I have learnt alot from this tour. I would highly recommend!

Fantastic tour, Johan was the best guide ever. Knowledgeable and made the story very vivid. Service minded far beyond what we could expect. We had a brilliant tour raising the level of knowledge and learning a lot that would not be readily available in book form.

We did the Jewish History bike tour, it was really great! Our guide Elmar gave us a very good explanation about all the history. Showed us impressive places and took all the time for us. We had an unforgettable tour!

our guide maria was very warm and friendly she was very knowledgeable about the camp and surrounding area we would highly recommend this tour thank you maria

Our guide Chloe was excellent, she explained many many things and did it in a very nice manner