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Established by the Nazis in 1940, Auschwitz-Birkenau has become a symbol of terror, genocide and the Holocaust. Although the exact number of victims is unknown, many Jews, Poles and gypsies died here. The museum consists of two parts: Auschwitz I...more
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To visit Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps it is best to book in advance. Dorota our guide was excellent. It really makes you realise how the Jews in particular were treated worse than animals. I highly recommend this tour.
The site of the biggest extermination/concentration World War II camp where one million jews perished either in the gas chambers, worked to death or tortured. Signed up for the English speaking 3.5 tour which went over the history and visited the different compounds in the...More
Everything went fine, the mini-bus was good and everything was according to schedule. On the way to Auschwitz there was a documentary video on the bus. I was hoping that the driver would have given some history details also. The quick lunch was a couple...More
Visited on a group tour with Krakow tours. The sheer scale of the misery and suffering inflicted on 1.3 million people between 1940 and 1945 is brought into sharp focus on the tour. Not a place I looked forward to visiting but a place I...More
On a weekend break to Krakow with husband we visited Auschwitz Sunday 17th march such a humbling experience well with a visit our tour guide was very good didn't get her name but she had dark curly hair her knowledge of Auschwitz is amazing she...More
We booked the Tour through one of the Main Kiosks, you may get a discount depending on the time of day/night you book - we paid around 130 Zlty. Booking through the Hotel was twice as extensive so beware.
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An amazing place, the tour guides are really good with the sad sad histiory of the place, its a prime example of man's inhumanity to man, and of all the helpless millions men women and children murdered there by callous cowards, who not only murdered...More
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You should be able to, I never saw anyone counting how many people were still in the groups. Just get a guide book and follow it around yourself once past the gate. It's well signposted, and even without a guide or guidebook... More
You should be able to, I never saw anyone counting how many people were still in the groups. Just get a guide book and follow it around yourself once past the gate. It's well signposted, and even without a guide or guidebook you would be able to get around the site. When I took the shuttle to Birkenau I don't remember seeing anyone checking my ticket.