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Home of the ghetto museum

Well preserved square. Very interesting ghetto museum in this area. Now an active city. Nice walk... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
Mktpro99
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West Palm Beach, Florida
Easily accessibke by bus from prague

Getting to this site is quite easy from Prague. There is a bus line that runs from Praha autobusové... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
danilorN2410VA
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Moscow, Russia
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

Well preserved square. Very interesting ghetto museum in this area. Now an active city. Nice walk or short drive through fortress.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mktpro99
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Getting to this site is quite easy from Prague. There is a bus line that runs from Praha autobusové Nadrazi Praha holesovice departing from platform 7 to the memorial and the main fortress. You can save a lot of money by doing this tour on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank danilorN2410VA
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Terezin is a fascinating place and can be easily done as a day trip from Prague by public bus (one hour each way, $7 roundtrip). When you're in the city center, you can forget that you're inside what was once a formidable fortress. There are...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LMOverby
Reviewed 31 October 2017

The fortress could not seal out evil no matter how well built. It contains excellent displays from Terezin as a concentration camp. A must see. This is 2017. Will history repeat itself? God help us.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank jbwhitehouse
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I saw many fortressess in Europe, but Koenigstein really impressed me. Amazing place and it is worth to go there and get know about history of this place (f.ex. during WWII it was the stalag for war prisoners).

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank MiroslawNatanek
Reviewed 12 April 2017

It was built by Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor, the most advanced Bastion fort in the time. Museum was nice. Museum of Franz Joseph was nice too. It was very excited crossing underground, Mr. Jiří Hafman, the project manager give us a excellent tour, led...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Haodong H
Reviewed 13 March 2017

upon entering the museum, you see a two story wall covered in artwork by the children of the camp. Very moving, very sobbering. The entire museum is that way. However, there is an exhibit which has all the music composed by citizens of the concentration...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank LesliLou4
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Left the place with an ambiguous feeling. Both the callousness and the malevolent genius needed to pull this off on such a scale were unbelievable. Places like this need to exist to remind us of how deep humanity can fall. But also of how resilient...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Nai-Ine
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The walled town that served as the family camp. See it with Pavel, walk the town and see how it appeared someone normal, a sad state of affair.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank SheriBobLove2Travel
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Approaching Terezin from the east you come first to the Small Fortress which housed a Nazi concentration camp. It's massive, and the inevitable reaction is, "Why is this called the Small Fortress?". Then, when you continue to the town proper, you realise why: the town...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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