Dachau Small-Group Half-Day Tour from Munich By Train

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  • 5 hr

Dachau is one of the most well preserved camps in all of Europe and a visit to a camp should be on every travelers itinerary. Dachau was the first camp set up in NAZI Germany, was the model for all other camps and was the only camp running for the entire 12 years of the Third Reich. This authorized full tour of the Dachau Memorial is a half day tour traveling via train from Munich at 9:30 and arriving back approximately 14:30. Your guide will not only explain in detail the horrors of the camp system but the plight of the various victims that suffered under this brutal system of murder and oppression, the rise of the NAZI party and many other events that took place throughout the 3rd Reich and World War 2. As we are a small independent company we go above and beyond to give our guests a memorable experience. Our small group tours have a maximum number of 14 guests per tour ensuring a personable experience.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site

Leaving Marien Platz down town Munich at 9:30 you will travel via train with your authorized guide to the Dachau memorial site. Our 5 hour tour of the Dachau Concentration Camp will cover all areas accessible to the public and the following. • Rise of Adolph Hitler and the Nazi Party throughout the 1920s up to his appointment as Chancellor in 1933 • Burning of the Reichstag and the formation of concentration camps • The roll Dachau played as model for other camps • 3 major phases of the camp system • SS training facility • Jourhaus (main gate house) with the infamous slogan ARBEIT MACHT FREI • Liberation of the camp and the aftermath • What happened at Dachau between 1945 and the unveiling of the Documentation center in 1965 • An in depth look at the concentration camp system, Ghettos and Extermination camps • Registration of prisoners and their various categories • Kristallnacht – 1938 pogrom against the Jews and the first major influx of Jewish prisoners at Dachau      • Methods of torture and punishments • Bathhouse • International memorial and sculpture • Medical experiments on prisoners • A short color film of Dachau • The bunker – prison within the camp • Daily lives of the prisoners and the barracks • Religious memorials • Perimeter fence • Gas Chamber and Crematorium

Duration: 5 hour
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