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“Nice experience walking through those streets.”
Review of Warsaw Ghetto

Warsaw Ghetto
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Owner description: Established in October-November 1940, this small district, comprising only 2.4 percent of Warsaw's land area, is where more than 450,000 Jews were forced by the Germans to live in crowded conditions.
Reviewed June 25, 2013

A tour through the streets of the Jewish Ghetto is probably one of the reasons to come to Warsaw.
Walking through those streets I've had the impression that time has stopped looking at the crumblings buildings, seems to be in a war movie set but unfortunately it's all true, a really constructive experience that makes you think a lot.

1  Thank Magellano81
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Reviewed May 3, 2013

The Nazis almost completely destroyed Warsaw after the uprising. There is not really anything to see. There is a piece of the wall here and there.

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Reviewed February 21, 2013

Absent of monuments, this place of horrors during WW!! retains the feelings of death and humiliation. Look hard for the plaque in the ground, walk the streets at night, visit the train terminal where Jews were loaded on trains to Auschwitz and other camps. History lives

5  Thank cinselor_13
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Reviewed January 6, 2013

There are tall apartments rising in what used to be the Ghetto filled with 400,000 souls of which 1/4 were deliberately starved. There is a wall and a corner preserved and a monument to the Ghetto uprising. Yes human beings fought back and the Ghetto was torched and leveled. The City fought back and it too was leveled. Do stop and reflect then go to the Uprising Museum.

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Reviewed November 23, 2012

The ghetto area situated west of the Palace of Culture is interesting to walk around. Whilst most of the original buildings were demolished by the Nazis, there are quite a number of sites still to see in the area.
Fragments of the ghetto wall can be found in the courtyard at Sienna 55 (accessible via Zlota 62). The old ghetto bridge has been commemorated with a monument (& lights at night) at the intersection of Chlodna & Elektoralna. The Pawiak Gestapo prison (where 30,000 were murdered) is worth a visit and is a sad site.
The most visited site is probably the Ghetto Uprising monument where the West German Chancellor Willy Brandt spontaneously dropped to his knees in contrition in 1970.
The Umschlagplatz memorial marks the spot where hundreds of thousands went to their deaths on trains bound for Treblinka.
Also, a large Jewish cemetery can be found at Okopowa 49 / 51.

However for us one of the most powerful sites is located in the current heart of Jewish Warsaw at Grzybowski Place. Here some of the original red brick buildings ready for renovation have been covered with large pictures of some of the Jewish residents of Warsaw during the ghetto era. Sad to think that in all likelihood most died in Treblinka or Auschwitz.

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