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The Ghetto Heroes Square

Plac Bohaterow Getta, Krakow, Poland
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Plac Bohaterow Getta, Krakow, Poland
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Reviewed yesterday

A very moving place , Facts board brings home the cruelty here. A Simple fascinating memorial .Also only a short walk from parts of the the remaining Ghetto wall

Thank Saffron L
Reviewed 2 days ago

Was part of stop on private guided tour. Strongly suggest to visit with guide to learn and feel the significance of this site. Emotional to take in and learn.

Thank Samuel W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited on a very hot day in August. Modern life goes on as normal, but the sense of history and indeed horror looms large when you enter the square. Not much to see or do, spend a moment with your thoughts as you read about...More

Thank webby34
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very though provoking visit which is an open air permanent fixture based on the experience of local inhabitants during the war.

Thank jnic999
Reviewed 6 days ago

Just as you cross the river into the Jewish Area you will find this monument next to the tram Stop. It is a humbling sight and another reminder of the hard times the Jewish people went through in the late 1930's. Its a must visit...More

Thank Howlo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Poland is one massive history book, but this area, in the heart of what was the 'Getto' (local spelling) is difficult to really comprehend what happened here. Now it is bright, airy, spacious, so difficult to imagine the thousands that were 'shipped out' to the...More

Thank Pilchy60
Reviewed 1 week ago

This square is a must do for every visitor to Krakow given his historical value. As such it is not a spectacular or nice place to visit. The best way to visit is probably as part of a walking tour through te Jewish quarter so...More

Thank Etienne V
Reviewed 1 week ago

This square has 65 metal chairs depicting the 65,000 jews who once lived in Krakow (now there are only 250 in the city) and were forced from their homes to this ghetto for mass deportation, carrying only what possessions they could - and many took...More

Thank sky0fblue
Reviewed 1 week ago

On this spot is where mass deportations took place. When it occurred, this square was littered with their possessions. There are 33 chairs here today each to represent 1,000 Krakow Jewish resident ghetto inhabitant. This collection is massive and makes you think. There are lights...More

Thank Nina1940
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very powerful memorial, the chairs represent the people who were murdered in the Ghetto, there is one chair turned in a different direction representing the 500 people who survived.

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sandyahd1
August 7, 2016|
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Response from 428rose | Reviewed this property |
I'm really sorry we walked there. Sorry not to be more help. The taxis are cheap and they don't rip you off. I suggest you get a map and walk as you see so many sights along the way.
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waldot
March 27, 2016|
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Response from 428rose | Reviewed this property |
Yes as the previous person has said or yes get a taxi. You probably know they're cheap and don't rip you off like in some countries.
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