Full-Day Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site Tour from Munich by Train

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Join this 6-hour tour to Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial by train from Munich. Meet your professional Dachau guide in central Munich and take the train and bus to the memorial, where you'll have a 4-hour guided tour.

Meet your professional guide in central Munich, from where you will begin your full-day tour to Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site by train. You'll learn about some of the camp's prisoners and the creation, operation, and evolution of Dachau, as well as the development of the camp into Germany's most important place for education and commemoration.

Dachau was the first permanent concentration camp built by Nazi Germany and the largest camp in their system. It opened just two months after Adolf Hitler came to power in 1933, and was the only concentration camp to exist during Hitler's 12-year dictatorship. 

During this tour with your trained Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site guide, you will learn why the camp opened and who the first prisoners were. You will also hear about the evolution and development of the camp, the SS training facilities, and the registration, categorization, and treatment of prisoners.

Discover Jourhaus, the entrance building to the camp, the Appellplatz roll call square and the memorial museum in the former maintenance building. Listen to explanations from your guide about the barracks, the life of the prisoners and their daily routine, the perimeter fence around the camp and the guard towers, the International Memorial, the sculpture of Nandor Glid, the religious monuments and the barrack X , the two crematoriums, the mass graves and the gas chamber.

Your tour ends with drop-off back in central Munich.

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