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Mauthausen is full of provincial charm, with its houses huddled down to the banks of the Danube. On the market place (Markplatz), an old fountain, shaded by plane trees, stands near the Church of St Nicholas. This peaceful little town's other sights are an early-13C Romanesque ossuary and Pragstein Castle, which houses the local museum. However, in 1938, after the Anschluss, a Concentration Camp made Mauthausen a famous sinister name.

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  • Konzentrationslager

    Erinnerungsstr. 1 A - 4310 Mauthausen

    About 200 000 prisoners lived in the concentration camp, or its 49 subsidiary camps, and over 100 000 of them died. The huts and torture rooms evoke the suffering and death that reigned here from 1938 to 5 May 1945. Outside the heavy and oppressive e..

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