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Gedenkstaette Berlin-Hohenschoenhausen

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Address: Genslerstrasse 66 | Hohenschoenhausen, 13055 Berlin, Germany
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Maybe not everyone's cup of tea, BUT if you want to understand more about what those in East Berlin ( and beyond) had to endure after the Nazi Party until 1989, then this is eye... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Maybe not everyone's cup of tea, BUT if you want to understand more about what those in East Berlin ( and beyond) had to endure after the Nazi Party until 1989, then this is eye opening. Our guide, Andrea, was superb in her knowledge and on answering questions. May seem out of the way to get too, but well worth... More 

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Esbjerg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a guided tour with a former East German WHO tried to escape via Hungary, but did not succssed, He was caught on brought back. After 1 1/2 year he was bought free from West Germnay for the amount of now 77.0000 Euro and he went to West Germany as a free man. He now lives in the former... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A little bit out of the way but don't let that put you off. We hopped on a bus and asked for directions. Went around on an English tour and visited quite a lot of the prison. Only found out about this place on our second visit to Berlin. Give yourself a good few hours to visit this place.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love hidden attraction is thought provoking and highly engaging Highly recommend Only downside was it's a bit out the way from the city centre

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Probably the highlight of my trip to Berlin even though the information shared with us is both heartbreaking and infuriating! Took a great tour in English with a tour guide that lived in West Berlin at the time that the wall was up. She was passionate in her telling of the daily life of the prisoners and what life was... More 

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March, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fascinating tour of the old stasi prison. English speaking guide very informative and clearly passionate about her cities history. Would reccommend to anyone

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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got a tip from a friend to visit this place. It's an old Stasi prison. You absolutely have to go here when in Berlin. English tour was 14:30h. Lasted about 1,5/2 hours. The guide was a passionate young lady, with a lot of knowledge about the era in which this prison was operated. She managed to make the history of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was an amazing tour the guide was excellent, the English tour takes place 14:30pm daily and lasts about 2 hours, this prison is completely intact in you will learn all about the Strasi prison and history, you get to see the cells, interrogation rooms and much more, I don't really want to say much more as I don't want... More 

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Malvern Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A chilling (in every sense!) visit to a quite breathtaking chapter in relatively recent history. These are stories and events which are relevant to all of us, and as our guide reminded us, are still going on across the word today. Our guide was hugely informative and spoke excellent English. We learned much about the barbaric treatment which went on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited in the snow and the thought of being in one of the cells was all the more scary because of the terrible weather. Our guide was knowledgeable and spoke excellent English. The tour is chilling and thought provoking and should be compulsory for any teenager. Learning that she could have been imprisoned for her beliefs was a sobering experience... More 

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