Berlin, the capital and largest city in Germany sits at the bank of River Spree. It is known for its dense human population and is now referred to as the second most populous city in European Union after London. Berlin with its many tourist attractions is the best location to consider for your next vacation. Berlin is renowned for its Cultural institutions of international recognition just like the museum Island that attract millions of visitors annually, its glamourous night vibes, the annual international film festival and carnival of cultures Berlin has a load of unforgettable experiences that will make tourists want to visit this great cultural city again.
On your next visit to Berlin, this article will offer you the adequate information you need to make the most of your Berlin day trips, giving you full details on the best attractions sites around the country. If you are considering having the best of times on your Berlin tour, then outlined below are some must visit locations for you.
Consider taking a trip by train to Oranienburg on a tour to explore the Sachsenhausen concentration camp closest to Berlin. The camp was used to detain political prisoners from Nazi era in 1936 till 1945 after the Second World War when Oranieburg became Soviet occupation zone. Your day trip will explore the various compartments of this memorial site and get you acquainted with the horrible experiences the inmates had before liberation.
Your day trip from berlin gives you a chance to visit the many museums at the concentration ground, you should be ready for a long walk and lots of reading because most of the information you seek are documented in different languages at the information centre. The exhibition and information panels are there to explain in details the atrocities, crime and brutality that was carried out in this concentration camp, also do well to get a map to guide you to where the most interesting exhibitions are.
There are different museums to explore at Sachsenhausen but the exhibitions such as the former prisoners’ kitchen has the most interesting displays –it gives a good overview of life in the camp. Your day trip from Berlin should explore one of the camp’s most dreadful area called the “Station Z” where the life of an unfortunate inmate is put to an end – the pathology building, mortuary cellars and infirmary barrack at the left side of the main entrance exhibits the medical care and many medical crime committed at the camp.
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