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ehemalige NS-Ordensburg Vogelsang

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An historical awakening

This camp for future leaders provides a look back to Germany in the early 1930s. The exhibition... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
waiake1
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
very interesting and a full day out!

What a thoroughly fascinating and historically informative visit. As two history 'buffs' from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
macvonsunderland
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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The former National Socialist “Ordensburg” in the middle of the Eifel National Park Centre is with 100 hectare one of the largest constructions of National Socialism. The stated purpose was to train young men to become leading officials in the...more
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Vogelsang 70 | Vogelsang Internationaler Platz, 53937 Schleiden, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a thoroughly fascinating and historically informative visit. As two history 'buffs' from England, we really enjoyed the day we spent here. The site itself is huge and set within the Eifel National Park, with some beautiful and scenic views. The facility was started in...More

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MiraH418, Presse und Kommunikation at ehemalige NS-Ordensburg Vogelsang, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your detailed recommondation! There are English speaking guided tours, but only booked in advance (this is because of the demand). We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love WW2 history and this place has been on my list of places to visit for a while. So during this years lads trip to the Nurburgring a couple of us decided to take the relatively short drive and check it out. I am...More

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MiraH418, Presse und Kommunikation at ehemalige NS-Ordensburg Vogelsang, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your detailed feedback! We appreciate this.

Reviewed 18 August 2018

Enough people on tripadvisor have written about the history of the place, I'd like to delve into how Vogelsang can set the imagination in full gear. If you're able park before the entrance and walk to it. The paths are well laid out and in...More

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Mira H, Presse und Kommunikation at ehemalige NS-Ordensburg Vogelsang, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thank you so much for this (poetic) review!

Reviewed 24 June 2018

In many ways the sheer scale of this training complex for members of the Nazi military and the Hitler Youth tells you so much about the determination of the Nazi leadership. It is also impressive that the complex is maintained in order to tell the...More

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Mira H, Press and Communication at ehemalige NS-Ordensburg Vogelsang, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Thank you so much for your recommendation! In fact you can also visit the building with a guided tour. Feel welcome to come back and visit such a tour!

Reviewed 1 June 2018

This camp for future leaders provides a look back to Germany in the early 1930s. The exhibition portrays the plans for the future leadership of Germany at that time. The scale of the camp is enormous and a walk around shows how many students were...More

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Mira H, Presse und Kommunikation at ehemalige NS-Ordensburg Vogelsang, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Thank you a lot for your recommendation! We have multimedia-guides for English, French and Dutch. Best regard from the international place Vogelsang!

Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

We visited this location on a chilly day (just as well as it is very hilly and a challenge to walk around at times). The history is one of mixed emotions. Hitler had his military trained here and the remnants of it are still there...More

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Mira H, Presse und Kommunikation at ehemalige NS-Ordensburg Vogelsang, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Dear dacx, thank you very much for your honest and detailed feedback. Hope to welcome you again. Maybe then with a visit of our exhibition? There you get more informations about the history (in several languages). Best greetings, Mira H.

Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

If you like 20th Century history, this is a must visit. Former boot camp for nazi leaders, it’s amazingly documented. Great green areas surrounding, you can even charge your electrical bicycle in one of the stations. For families there’s the National Park center, were kids...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

I personally feel that it is best to ignore the reviews / comments on here from Americans about only visiting the cafeteria ... as the Burg Vogelsang is one of the largest buildings of its time, with great views across the landscape The history contained...More

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Mira H, other at ehemalige NS-Ordensburg Vogelsang, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Thank a lot for your feedback! Great to read, that you had a good time here at the international place. Would love to welcome you again!

Reviewed 11 September 2017

They were totally mad! this site is so worth visiting. A hidden school/barrack to National Socialism only opened in 2015. This place needs to be seen to be believed.

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Mira H, other at ehemalige NS-Ordensburg Vogelsang, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

While visiting family, popped down to Ordensburg Vogelsang as near by, a couple of friends had been here as serving members of the British army, an interesting place well worth a visit and at €8 each well priced, you also get an electronic translation device...More

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