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Theresienstadt Concentration Camp tour from Prague

Journey to the former military citadel of Theresienstadt, and see the scars war has left on the Czech soul. Travel by bus from your hotel in Prague and explore this small, picturesque town with a dark past. Today known as Terezin, it was the site of the notorious Theresienstadt Concentration Camp run by the Nazis during the World War II. Be guided through the horrors of recent history and walked around the medieval fortress that was built by the Habsburg monarchy in the late 18th century at the banks of the Ohre River. Visit the barracks, patios and other rooms of the camp that were transformed by the Nazis. Learn about the daily life and the hardship of the unfortunate prisoners that were held here. Find out about the life of Gavrilo Princip, probably the most famous prisoner of the fortress. Get to know about the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and how it led to World War I. Visit his cell and hear the harsh conditions under which he was held from the official local guide. Explore the rest of the small town and wander through the moving Ghetto Museum and the intriguing Magdeburg Museum. Find here daily objects that prisoners have used during their imprisonment. Stroll over to the Jewish cemetery and come face to face with one of the saddest chapters of the last century, then finish the visit with a walk around the crematorium, where thousands of prisoners were incinerated. Learn about the horrors of the war by one of the most striking parts of the tour. Journey to the former military citadel of Theresienstadt, and see the scars war has left on the Czech soul. Travel by bus from your hotel in Prague and explore this small, picturesque town with a dark past. Today known as Terezin, it was the site of the notorious Theresienstadt Concentration Camp run by the Nazis during the World War II. Be guided through the horrors of recent history and walked around the medieval fortress that was b Meeting/pick-up point: At the customers' hotel. Duration: Approx. 5,5 hours. Start/opening time: 8:30am. The customer must be at meeting point 15 min before the start of the tour. Others: Included: Bus, entrance and official local guide.