Top things to do in Terezín

Historic Site in Terezín

Lesser Fortress

Terezín’s Lesser Fortress, which served as a prison and concentration camp, lies 700m east of the town centre. The best way to see it is to take a self-guided tour through the prison barracks, isolation cells, works…
Historic Site in Terezín

Main Fortress

From the ground, the sheer scale of the maze of walls and moats that surrounds the town of Terezín is impossible to fathom. Take a peek at the aerial photograph in the town's Ghetto Museum, or wander past the walls …
Museum in Terezín

Ghetto Museum

The Ghetto Museum explores the rise of Nazism and life in the Terezín ghetto. The building once accommodated the camp’s 10- to 15-year-old boys; haunting images painted by them still decorate the walls. The former M…
Museum in Terezín

Terezín Museum

This new museum, housed in a restored bastion at the northwest corner of the Main Fortress, is dedicated to the history of Terezín, from its construction in the late 18th century up to the present day, and is a good…
Czech in Terezín

Restaurace Atypik

Atypik by name but rather typical by nature, this always busy place offers all the predictable local favourites, with an emphasis on stodge and unapologetic meatiness.
Historic Site in Terezín


There is a small memorial in the grim crematorium, where around 30,000 people were cremated between 1942 and 1945. It's in the Jewish Cemetery just off Bohušovická brána, about 750m south of the main square.