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Bergen-Belsen Memorial, Bergen

(4.6/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web)
Take a somber visit to Bergen-Belsen Memorial, a memorial at the site of Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp. Between 1942 and 1945, thousands of people died here, with up to 35,000 dying of typhus. When the camp was liberated, its prisoners were found sick and starving, while many of the dead remained unburied. The memorial and its museum feature photographs and videos of the survivors, as well as written stories. Large mounds mark mass burial sites. Arrange to visit Bergen-Belsen Memorial and other attractions in Bergen using our Bergen vacation generator.
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TripAdvisor
  • As with other concentration camps visited the exhibition here is similar in that it gives a very moving factual account of the camp from its start to after liberation. With pictures, videos and numero...  more »
  • The site of the Bergen-Belsen camp, a cold winter morning. As much as visiting the sites of so much human suffering is incredibly painful, I think it is incredibly important that we do and remember wh...  more »
  • Well maintained place. Was a huge area and a grim reminder of the mistakes by humanity in the past. A must see for all tourists who are in the area for a "reality shock" of what happened in WW2. Be pr...  more »
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  • Cannot really say I loved it, but the way Germany has handled it's past is absolutely stunning. The vast landscapes and big concrete buildings just add to the effect.
  • Last year I was finally able to visit this memorial. It is very complete and historical education.
  • An uncanny silence on this "guilty place". I always visit when I pass bergen-Hohne.
  • Last year I was finally able to visit this memorial. The museum is very complete and educational.
  • Moving. An amazing museum