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Bautzen Memorial (Gedenkstaette Bautzen)

Weigangstrasse 8a, 02625 Bautzen, Saxony, Germany
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Really interesting

Really interesting memorial, easy to reach from the train station, on walking distance, the... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2016
Wallyontravel
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Vercelli, Italy
historic town of Sorbs

Bautzen (Bautzen) is the historic town of Sorbs in Upper Lusatia. Beautiful view of the city from... read more

Reviewed January 28, 2015
ruzha2014
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Aug 20, 2016
“Really interesting”
Jan 28, 2015
“historic town of Sorbs”
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Weigangstrasse 8a, 02625 Bautzen, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed August 20, 2016

Really interesting memorial, easy to reach from the train station, on walking distance, the entrance is free, there are guided tours but you can visit the place by yourself, you can walk the corridors, the courtyards and enter some cells too

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Reviewed January 28, 2015

Bautzen (Bautzen) is the historic town of Sorbs in Upper Lusatia. Beautiful view of the city from the bridge.

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Reviewed September 17, 2014

This is an important destination for all mature, thinking people. It is not so much what you see, as what you hear. We caught a German tour. Our guide painted a clear picture of the total control exercised by the jailer over the prisoner. Even...More

Thank DonPaulo
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Reviewed October 18, 2013

Very imposing and thought-provoking place. This former political prison is well worth a visit. There is English text, but you have to ask for it. I wish there had been translations of the biographies of the former prisoners.

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Reviewed July 1, 2013

The name Bautzen was apparently synonymous in the GDR era with this prison for political prisoners; the whole is now open to the public (no charge) as a memorial to the evil that was done here. Visitors have access to most parts of this sprawling...More

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