Discover a Former Ghetto and Concentration Camp - a lasting reminder of Jewish tragedy
On this half day-trip to the former ghetto, concentration camp and GESTAPO prison is just one hour from Prague. We will focus on Czech-Jewish history, World War II and the Holocaust. It is a sleepy town in the Bohemian countryside today. This former ghetto and concentration camp is a lasting reminder of the Jewish tragedy of World War II.
I will guide you through the Museum of Holocaust, Secret Synagogue where services secretly took place during the Ghetto period, the Jewish cemetery and the Crematorium. We will also visit the Small Fortress, former political prison and Prague Gestapo prison during World War ll.
This contrasts with prisoners' courageous resilience. Defying the most dire conditions, people maintained a rich cultural and religious life, held celebrations, even composed and staged operas. Terezín epitomizes the worst aspects of the human spirit but its prisoners left the world striking examples of human potential and the power of compassion. Terezín played a unique role, in the Nazis' pursuit
- I will pick you up at your hotel in Prague and I will take you to about 50km North of Prague to the world-wide known Terezin Jewish Ghetto during the Second World War.
- Arrival to Terezin. During this guided tour we will visit all the essential facilities in Terezin town: the Small Fortress, The cemetery, Ghetto museum, driving tour of this little fortified town, Crematory, and more.
- We will finish back at your hotel
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: At your hotel, or address in Prague.
End location: At your hotel, or address in Prague.
Duration: 5 hours
Late model Mercedes Benz, 6 passenger, air-conditioned van and some limited walking.
In order to maximize everyone's space and comfort, the tour has been set for 4 people. But, I can accommodate up to 6 people in the vehicle. Please contact me for the details.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
500 CZK - Admissions for Terezin Museum, Food and drinks
As a licensed guide, I have no restrictions.