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Bautzen Memorial (Gedenkstaette Bautzen)

Weigangstrasse 8a, 02625 Bautzen, Saxony, Germany
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Really interesting

Really interesting memorial, easy to reach from the train station, on walking distance, the... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2016
Wallyontravel
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Vercelli, Italy
More to Think About than to See

This is an important destination for all mature, thinking people. It is not so much what you see... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2014
DonPaulo
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Richmond, Virginia
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20 Aug 2016
“Really interesting”
17 Sep 2014
“More to Think About than to See”
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Weigangstrasse 8a, 02625 Bautzen, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

Really interesting memorial, easy to reach from the train station, on walking distance, the entrance is free, there are guided tours but you can visit the place by yourself, you can walk the corridors, the courtyards and enter some cells too

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Reviewed 17 September 2014

This is an important destination for all mature, thinking people. It is not so much what you see, as what you hear. We caught a German tour. Our guide painted a clear picture of the total control exercised by the jailer over the prisoner. Even...More

Thank DonPaulo
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Reviewed 18 October 2013

Very imposing and thought-provoking place. This former political prison is well worth a visit. There is English text, but you have to ask for it. I wish there had been translations of the biographies of the former prisoners.

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Reviewed 2 July 2013

The name Bautzen was apparently synonymous in the GDR era with this prison for political prisoners; the whole is now open to the public (no charge) as a memorial to the evil that was done here. Visitors have access to most parts of this sprawling...More

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