Month: January 2019

Berlin’s Anhalter Bahnhof – Holocaust Deportation Station

Inaugurated in 1841, Anhalter Bahnhof was one of Berlin’s most important train stations. From 1942 to 1945 over 9,600 Jews were sent from here to Theresienstadt, Czechoslovakia. In the final months of Second World War the building was destroyed, now proposals have been lodged for this to be the site of the Exilmuseum.

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Akrotiri

The Bronze Age settlement of Akrotiri on the Greek island of Santorini was one of the most important Minoan urban centres and ports in the Aegean Sea when it was covered by volcanic ash in the 17th century BC.

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Visiting Vienna – First time Impressions of a History Lover

With Imperial palaces and churches from over 600 years of Hapsburg rule, over 160 museums – 60 of which are in a vast MuseumQuartier, Vienna is a must for anyone who travels to enjoy the history of a destination. But with so much to see and do, not surprisingly first time visitors feel overwhelmed. History and art buff Bethany shares her impressions and suggestions from her four days in the Austrian capital.

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