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Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial Walking Tour

  • Hear sensitive, in-depth commentary about the concentration camp’s history
  • Travel via train, which gives you time to ask your guide questions
  • Tips on the rest of your Berlin visit from a provided city guide and map
Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial Walking Tour
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East Berlin 10:00am Departure
Departs from central meeting point in East Berlin at 10:00am
Walk through the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp on an in-depth guided tour. Learn about the history of the concentration camp and the Third Reich through your guide’s sensitive commentary while visiting the cells, laboratory, infirmary, barracks, and other key sections. Leave the navigation to your guide, as you travel together by train, and get tips for the rest of your Berlin stay.
What to Expect
Meet your guide and group at the Hackescher Markt S-Bahn station in Berlin in time for your train’s departure. On the way to Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp, take in the scenery and listen to an orientation to the somber sights you are about to encounter. 

Once you arrive, take off on a walking tour of the site. Your visit will be shaped by the sensitive and illuminating commentary from your guide, who will paint a picture of the daily lives of more than 200,000 people who spent time there. 

Learn important background history of the site as you walk through the the Jewish Barrack, the execution grounds and crematorium, the Appellplatz parade ground, the punishment cells, camp hospital, Station Z, and the Pathology Laboratory. Set against the context of the larger Holocaust and the activities of the Third Reich, this tour will help you gain a wider understanding of the events of that time period.

Return to Berlin via train, with plenty of time to ask questions of your guide on the way back.
Reviews (853)
1 - 5 of 144 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago
A must see Walking Tour around Berlin

The Guide Rob Shaw is very knowledgeable and provided a detail background info about the why and how this atrocity happened. I like his closing remarks to remind people to be vigilant about what going on in their own country. Speak out for injustice and...More

Thank EricL2888
Reviewed 6 days ago
Amazing tour

Worth visiting, the guide is amazing and has incredible knowledge. The trip was done with respect. Liked it

Thank jamesowens30
Reviewed 6 days ago
Incredible and Moving

The tour of the concentration camp is a sobering experience, but one that everyone should probably do at some point in their life. Rob was our guide and he did an amazing job with helping us explore the camp, but he also painted a picture...More

1  Thank Alan W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Excellent tour.

A very detailed tour, bringing you through the history of the camp, and the surrounding area. Lyndsey is an excellent guide, giving us a lot of information in the few hours we had.

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Fantastic Tour!

This was a fantastic tour and, as far as I'm concerned, a must-do if you've never visited a concentration camp before. Of course, this tour is a sobering reminder of the tragedies that occurred there, but our amazing tour guide, Rob Shaw, added so much...More

Thank A10BC23
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10 October 2018|
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Response from Alan W | Reviewed this property |
The tour doesn't include the cost of transportation. You'll need an ABC day ticket. You'll take the train to and from the Oranienburg station. We also took a bus from the camp back to the train station. An ABC day ticket... More
10 October 2018|
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Response from Mark D | Reviewed this property |
No, train ticket is not included. The tours usually depart from outside one of the stations in Berlin CBD so just get to the meeting point a few minutes early and buy your ticket then. It's about 45 minutes from Berlin to... More
Gisele P
5 August 2018|
Response from Mary B | Reviewed this property |
Plan at least 6 hours. Definitely have food to eat while there as no place is nearby for food. Have an ABC ticket purchased ahead of time for the day, but do not validate the day ticket till that morning when getting on the... More