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Civico Museo della Risiera di San Sabba

Via Giovanni Palatucci 5 | Ingresso Gratuito, 34148, Trieste, Italy
+39 040 826202
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moving and interesting museum

very moving and sobering location. there are no info plaques or free guides available, so i'd... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
JoJo1000000
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Udine, Italy
Informative museum, beautiful monument

Moving; surprising that most victims were not Jewish but others unacceptable to fascists. A plain... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Giles15556
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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Via Giovanni Palatucci 5 | Ingresso Gratuito, 34148, Trieste, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very moving and sobering location. there are no info plaques or free guides available, so i'd highly reccomend visiting the museum part first before walking around the buildings in order to learn the history of the place.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Moving; surprising that most victims were not Jewish but others unacceptable to fascists. A plain but beautiful monument with an informative museum.

1  Thank Giles15556
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

It should be visited by everyone. Because the human kind didnot make only monuments and palaces.... Man is really the most scary creature on earth. About the tortures and victims of ww2. There is no ticket needed .

Thank eftihia89657
Reviewed 7 September 2017

When one thinks of concentration camps and the Holocaust, Italy typically does not come to mind. In a remote corner of the Italian city of Trieste, exists the remains of a former rice husking factory that was converted by the Nazi's in 1943 to a...More

3  Thank albertdiehl
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Don't underestimate the simplicity of this monument. It's story is very moving and the information and descriptions given are excellent. Most definitely worth visiting

Thank WBeeW
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

This is a monument reflecting the non sense of war. My fathers uncle lost his life here among 5000 others just for being Slovene. What is bizzare is the leader od this facility was half Slovene as well, a ruthless nazi who was giving orders...More

1  Thank ErosSlovenija
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The simplicity and style of the memorial is fitting and appropriate considering the atrocities committed.

Thank LJB42
Reviewed 27 July 2017

What an outstanding job the city of Trieste has created, a national monument to remember the victims who were imprisoned, tortured and killed here during WW2 and to those who were sent off to concentration camps. The building was originally a rice husking factory from...More

1  Thank kpiddy
Reviewed 26 July 2017

The former concentration camp now a very well presented museum is a chilling reminder of what can happen when society allows hate and supremacy to prevail. An opportunity for us all to consider the past and what we can do to ensure a better world...More

Thank hilarytravel
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Take two hours out of your life to learn about the suffering of the poor people of the area during the war years and beyond. A confronting exhibition where you can still feel the presence of the people that passed though these walls. You are...More

1  Thank Jason655
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Eva O
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I am sorry to know that you stayed here as a child. During the German occupation in World War 2 this was a detention camp for political prisoners and Jews among others. After the liberation and until 1965 it became a refugee... More
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