Walking route in Mechelen

Visit Mechelen's top attractions in this 2.0 hours itinerary. Brusselsepoort, ViaVia Mechelen, Kazerne Dossin and all other sights were never that easy to visit in this well planned 2.0 hours Mechelen itinerary.

Route type Route distance Route time
Walking 8.0 km 2.0 hours

Key attractions

Route itinerary

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    Joods Museum van Deportatie en Verzet Museum

    The Kazerne Dossin – Memorial, Museum and Documentation Centre on Holocaust and Human Rights is a museum in Mechelen, Belgium established next to the former Mechelen transit camp from which Belgian Jews and Romani were sent to concentration camps during the Holocaust in World War II. == History == During World War II, Dossin Barracks was known as Mechelen transit camp. It was operated by the Schutzstaffel and, between 1942 and 1944, 25,484 Jews and 352 Romanis were transported through the complex to the concentration camps in the east. Two-thirds were killed upon arrival. By the time of the liberation and the end of the Holocaust in Belgium, only 1,221 Belgian Jews had survived. After the war, the former infantry barracks was partially renovated as civil housing; the Flemish Government, Province of Antwerp and the City of Mechelen financing the purchase of the ground floor and the basement of the right wing.

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