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Mala Pevnost (Small Fortress)

Mala Pevnost, Terezin, Czech Republic
+420 416 782 225
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Mala Pevnost, Terezin, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Prague is such a beautiful city, built on hills and either side of a grand river. But 1 hour's drive from the city there is a darker memory - ex-concentration camp Mal Pevnost at Terezin. Holocaust deniers should be forced to spend a day at...More

Thank reesfamily2015
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

The Small Fortress (and it's small only in comparison) is a highlight of any trip to Terezin. My friends and I opted to do the self-guided tour (the brochure for which costs 5 crowns), which let us do the walk about the site at our...More

Thank LMOverby
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

The tour provided alot of detailed information that filled in what this camp and prison was used for by the Nazis during their occupation and terror in this community. It was up close and intense and very informative.

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Reviewed 24 March 2018

This place is truly horrendous..The poor people here...I don’t think anyone will ever truly understand the horrors they went through...To think this was only 70 years ago that these awful practices took place..I will never forget what I saw and thank you so much to...More

Thank danielv1979
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Visited as part of Pavel Batel's Terezin tour. It is absolutely mind blowing and the untold horrors of the site will stay with you for some time. Be prepared with walking boots as the site is largely untouched. Recommended to all.

1  Thank GreenyG80
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Did a group tour - a guided tour. It was a very special to visit. Both the old history and the history in regards to second world War. The Arbeit Mach Frei sign is scary. A sad part of human history that never must be...More

Thank Daniel R
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

I suggest to everyone to visit these kind of sites. There are no words to describe this experience. Never forget

1  Thank sebastiano p
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

The small fortress has a long and varied history, originally founded in 1780 by Emperor Joseph II to defend Czech borders from Prussian - Austrian attacks. During the 19th century it served as prison for political prisoners, opponents of the Habsburg monarchy. It held Gravilo...More

Thank a24681359
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

A guide is so important to gaining the most of this area. Also, you may miss the tunnel if you don't know otherwise. Signage is poor and to go from one area to another would be difficult without a guide. Though this is a sobering...More

Thank jbwhitehouse
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Small fortress was the best part of the Terrazin concentration tour package I booked in October. Our tour guide was exceptional (she worked at Terrazin and was not our guide from Prague). She was passionate and informative and seemed to take great care in conveying...More

Thank Carolann D
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seedegraff
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Response from danielv1979 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there the takes about two hours and the travel time depends on the location you are staying. We was staying in Prague central so it was about 45-50 mins on the coach. The guide was amazing and very knowledgable.
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