Our first visit to the inside of the Alte Rathaus turned out to be much more impressive and comprehensive than I could've anticipated. I don't know what my expectations were, but they were definitely exceeded.
world war 2
One Day at Dachau
I cannot think of anything more representative of the absolute worst that humans are capable of than the words on this gate. Arbeit Macht Frei--Work Makes You Free.
How long did these gates stand before the words on them took on the meaning they now have? I can't imagine stepping off of a train, not quite knowing what was in store but fearing the worst, and seeing this phrase.