San Sabba Rice Mill - National Monument, Trieste

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Built in 1913, San Sabba Rice Mill - National Monument served as a Nazi concentration camp during World War II, and is now a civic museum. As a concentration camp, the building was a detention center and the site of executions of political prisoners. Now, you can tour the structure, see the holding cells, and view historical objects, such as a leaded stick used to subdue prisoners. There are also graphic photos and displays with English translations. Plan your visit to San Sabba Rice Mill - National Monument and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Trieste trip itinerary maker site.
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  • The place is grim and stark with many empty spaces. The information boards in the museum tell the sinister history. Several of the old buildings were removed and tall concrete walls were cast at the.....  more
    The place is grim and stark with many empty spaces. The information boards in the museum tell the sinister history. Several of the old buildings were removed and tall concrete walls were cast at the.....  more »
  • Risiera di San Sabba is a truly interesting and recommended visit. For those who are familiar with places like Auschwitz or Majdanek, this is a pretty different type of concentration camp, but... 
    Risiera di San Sabba is a truly interesting and recommended visit. For those who are familiar with places like Auschwitz or Majdanek, this is a pretty different type of concentration camp, but...  more »
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  • Moving experience! Well restored and maintained facility. High walls give a feeling of being in prison. Of course, nothing can replicate the actual experience. But a visit here is worthwhile.
  • Surely not at the level of the most famous (or infamous) concentration camps. For me it is worth five stars: this place needs a visit, as it is the only camp in Italy with a crematorium

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