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Terezin Concentration Camp - A town of rich and painful history

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Since WWII, Terezin has been associated with the notorious Jewish ghetto and concentration camp established by the Nazi SS. In the course of the war around 155,000 people were held there in desperate conditions awaiting transport to the death camps further east, many of them, including children died in Terezin itself.

As a fortress, Terezin – named after Habsburg ruler Maria Theresa – was soon obsolete. After that, Terezin became a garrison town, and then a prison during the First World War. After the Nazi occupation, the Main fortress was turned into a “special” Jewish ghetto, while the less known Small Fortress was a cruel prison of the Reich’s secret police - the Gestapo. Unlike Auschwitz, Terezin was not an extermination camp, but rather a transit camp from where Jews could be deported to death camps further to the east. Many horrors were endured by those imprisoned here.

If you are interested in the history of World War II, Holocaust and daily life in the ghetto, come and visit the most significant sites in Terezin like the Gestapo prison,the Crematorium, the Magdeburg Barracks and other premises to get a clear idea of how life there.
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Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We meet all guests at the registration desk of the hotel of choice of the guest. Pickup time and date are by prior arrangement.
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
6h
Inclusions
  • Services of a private tour guide and pickup and drop off at guest's hotel.
  • Private transportation
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
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  • All Fees and Taxes
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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By: Prague Tours by Tatiana
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JuliaBa1
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A sensory overload visiting Dresden's Christmas Markets - highly recommend!
Whilst staying in Prague, we wanted to do a day trip and decided on a private tour to Dresden and its famous
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cjpetzel
Oak Lawn, Illinois
42
Beautiful Town
Karlovy Vary was a great side trip before hitting Prague. It's so beautiful - great energy and everyone is so
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John C
10
Fascinating history
I appreciated the beauty and history of Prague Castle, particularly St. Vitus Cathederal and the story behind the
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