• History

Second World War

During the Second World War, Camp Westerbork was known as the 'gateway to hell'. It was a transit camp to concentration camps like Auschwitz and Sobibor. However, in 1939, the camp was initially built and used as a refugee camp.

  • European Heritage Label
  • Unesco

Route descriptions

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