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Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Tour from Berlin

From US$20.20
  • 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
Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Tour from Berlin
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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 today via mobile
A powerful memorial

I went with my brother in a group of around 15. The site itself is well preserved and there is tons of text, interactives and exhibits to learn about what happened. Interesting angle to also talk about how the history is remembered because there is...More

Thank Nicholas B
Reviewed today via mobile
Concentration camp tour

Me and a friend went along to do this tour from Berlin. The tour guide called JJ was very friendly and very knowledgeable he helped us with everything including getting back to the hostal after the tour had finished. The tour was very good and...More

Thank Adam F
Reviewed today via mobile

We booked on trip advisor, which had a very reasonable price, I was in a group with 3 friends and we were assigned Taylor as a tour guide, he was passionate and very knowledgable on the concentration camp, I would highly recommend booking a tour...More

Thank Caitlin R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
An important experience

I am so glad I had the opportunity to visit this concentration camp, especially with a guide. Pip was my guide and she did an amazing job of giving us information about everything we saw. She also gave us a big picture idea about how...More

Thank Jillian G
Reviewed 2 days ago
Superb Sachsenhausen experience with Chloe

My dad and I visited Berlin to soak up the history of WW2 and the Sachsenhausen tour was the highlight of our trip. We were most impressed with Chloe our tour guide who held a fountain of knowledge on the subject area. Our tour experience...More

1  Thank Fiona B
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21 May 2018|
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Response from viajarlejos12 | Reviewed this property |
OFFERED TOURS Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday Meeting point: Potsdamer Platz at the historic traffic light Start: 10:20 am (Tour 1) Alternative meeting point: Sachsenhausen Memorial, Visitors’ Information Centre Start: 11.45... More
14 May 2018|
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Response from UKcoupleLondon | Reviewed this property |
It's always best to look on the BVG (metro) underground, urban and regional network route map which can be seen in English or German I'm not allowed to include the website link but you can google BVG network route map to... More