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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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Poignant, simple and free

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

Reviewed 31 July 2017
LJB42
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London, United Kingdom
We must never forget.

What an outstanding job the city of Trieste has created, a national monument to remember the... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2017
kpiddy
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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

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

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Reviewed 26 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

2  Thank kpiddy
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Reviewed 25 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

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Reviewed 25 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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Reviewed 24 June 2017

The former rice-factory became a concentration camp in WW2 and is nowadays a museum worth going. It reminds you of the sickening cruelty which urges from rassisistic views. Some parts are still original others are built to make you feel the fear and the helplessness...More

1  Thank Kaja G
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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Extraordinary and emotional experience. There is an option for audio guide that leads you from one room to another with historical facts and confessions of the survivors. This site should be visited by all, as it is historically valuable place Audio guide costs 2€

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

While this is by far one of the smallest of the Nazi camps, it is is significant as the only one with a crematorium within Italy and the historical museum is educational and interesting. Displays are in several languages (English included) and well presented. It...More

1  Thank Stan M
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Reviewed 27 January 2017

Old, brick factory, nearly unknown to the younger generation and in the industrial area of Trieste/ Trst. It is nothing special when you look at architecture. On the other side it is like Berlin wall and Auschwitz. Each wall and space is witness of dark...More

2  Thank Miha P
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a relic of a tarrible past, the place has been preserved for thememory of future generations and the modern architecture that integrates with the surviving original buildings that the nazis tried to blow up to conceal the proofs of their cruelty just add...More

2  Thank checovenier
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

... because if you visit on a Sunday or a holiday you will probably meet a lot of people here busy taking pictures and talking. You will need time and silence to take in the sombre story of the old Rice Factory that became a...More

4  Thank SiRi C
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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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