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Terezín Concentration Camp (Theresienstadt)

Terezín started life as a fortress town, built to protect Bohemia from Prussian attacks. But it's more familiar in the public imagination as Theresienstadt, the so-called 'Paradise Camp' used by the Nazis as a transit camp during WWII. It was ... 

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Unthinkable torture

June 2014

Many people were tortured and killed here.

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Ghetto

August 2013

Map of the Terezin Ghetto you get to visit before going to the camp

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View from Yellow Kiosk

August 2013

It was weird to be told to meet at the yellow kiosk without any further explanation. Its right by the powder gate. This is the view from the kiosk.

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View of the entrance.

September 2012

View of the entrance of the prison where the legend stands and quot;Work will make you free and quot;.

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View of two cells.

September 2012

View of two cells where the prisoners were held.

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Plaque at the ghetto crematorium

October 2009

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We were able to get our guide to stop at the crematorium, which happened to be open and we walked through it.

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Entrance to small fortress

October 2009

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Emotions run high as you enter.

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Courtyard of Block A

October 2009

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The devastation and reality sink in.

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Dedication plaque

October 2009

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Informational plaque in the courtyard.

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Gallows for those hanged, instead of shot.

October 2009

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Some prisoners were hanged after trying to escape.

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Terezin Concentration Camp Day Tour from Prague

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