Although not as renowned as Auschwitz or Dachau, the Terezín concentration camp belongs among the horrifying monuments of World War II on the planet. The fortress town of Terezín is located only about 60 km north-west of Prague, and at first glance it is obvious that the legacy of the most terrible war in the history of mankind has remained here to this day. It is felt literally at every step. The walls among which 35,000 people died The Terezín fortress was founded in 1780 by Josef II with the objective of protecting the country against the Prussians. Part of the fortress was, since its foundation, used as a prison but the biggest turning point in its history came onlyContinue Reading