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The sheer size of this place is in itself both stunning and terrifying. Here the German people of... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
Vierdank
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Interesting piece of history and change...

This is an interesting place - massive in scale, right on the sea, lots of history. At this point... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2018
63andren
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

The sheer size of this place is in itself both stunning and terrifying. Here the German people of the third reich was supposed to be commanded to have a nice vacation... Could have been built in the USSR, or any totalitarian state, regardless of "-ism"....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

This is an interesting place - massive in scale, right on the sea, lots of history. At this point, there is a lot of construction as there is considerable development going on. Worth a look.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

During our bicycling tour a stop here was a must. Interesting and fascinating piece of history. Also the museum there with the history and purpose of the extremely long building. And a lot of things to see about the Nazi period.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Other then seeing the scale of the place I’m afraid it’s all been changed by the developers. There’s basically none of the original stark building left, it’s just a building site. Only worth popping in if your passing

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 29, 2018

If your into history and architecture well worth seeing. It's ironic that it was built for working class people to have a holiday at and now it's been taken over by the wealthy. I wonder how many truly understand the significance of the place. Many...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 17, 2018

If you want to get to know the original buildings, it seems to be almost too late. I'm afraid the real estate dealers will destroy the charm of the place with a ruthless upgrading.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Prora is a very interesting place to visit if you are interested in German history. However, you should not wait too long to go, before it is fully exploited and commercialised by urban developpers. The information center is very well documented, perhaps too much -...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

This is an interresting building but there is a lot of construction ongoing so a it’s not a nice place to walk around.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

The Hitlerian idea of a seasideholiday. 20000 people housed in 10000 small doublerooms facing the sea and 2000 workers to go along. Construction started in 1936, the whole 4,5 km long shell went up in 17 months, but the project was abandoned with the start...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Hampm57
Reviewed April 24, 2018

Hitler started building Prora in 1936 as a holiday home for soldiers. Sadly he then decided to start a war three years later so the building was stopped. It is 5km on concrete that has, thanks to the Government, been turned into a youth hostel,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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