Entrance to Carmelite Convent is through remodeled guard tower

The Carmelite Convent, which stands outside the north wall, was opened in 1964. This is a large complex consisting of a Catholic Church and 21 houses for the residents. The buildings have the same roof line as the former concentration camp barracks. Dr. Johannes Neuhäusler, a former prisoner who was instrumental in getting both the church and the convent built, is buried inside the church.