- The Terezin memorial, located at a one-hour drive north of Prague, is split into two parts—a museum and an exhibition space. The museum is in the town of Terezin, about 15 minutes' walk from the Small Fortress, or prison. The museum details the sufferings and the cultural activities of the 140,000 Jews who were deported here between 1941 and 1945. Nearby one of the barracks and other structures where Jews lived and worked has been converted into an exhibition space. Most visitors head for the 18th-century Small Fortress, which the Nazis utilized as a prison for Jews and non-Jews alike. Earlier in the century, Gavrilo Princip, the assassin of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand in 1914, was incarcerated here.
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