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Private Day Tour from Prague to Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum
"Once you are picked up at your hotel your driver will take you to Auschwitz-Birkenau. During your journey you can make use of free magazines WiFi refreshments information brochures about Auschwitz or minibar. Once there you will walk through the entire complex
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Auschwitz-Birkenau Tour from Warsaw with Private Round-Trip Transport
"Begin your full-day Auschwitz-Birkenau tour with a morning pickup from your central Warsaw hotel. Hop inside your private air-conditioned minivan with your private driver and gaze out over rural Poland as you travel south to Auschwitz.After roughly 3.5 hours arrive at Auschwitz I situated outside the town of Oświęcim. Leave your private driver and minivan at the entrance and join a guided group tour of the two parts of the UNESCO-listed complex — Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II-Birkenau. Walk through the gates emblazoned with the haunting inscription ‘arbeit macht frei’ or ‘work sets one free’ as your guide charts the harrowing events that took place here. It is estimated that more than a million men
From EUR71.00
 
Day Trip to Auschwitz Birkenau and Wieliczka Salt Mine from Krakow including Lunch
"During the trip you will watch a documentary movie about history of concentration camps in Poland. Firstly You will be taken to Auschwitz I where you will join an English tour – provided by the museum’s guide – for about 2.5 hours. After that we will transfer you to Auschwitz II-Birkenau which is about 2 km away. You will spend there about one hour with the same guide.In a second part of the day you will be transferred to Wieliczka Salt Mine
From EUR70.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Oswiecim

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Birkenau - ash pond

After killing and burning their victims, the nazis were still faced with the problem of what to do with these tons and tons of ash. They started digging these holes in the ground and filling them up...
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Birkenau - men's barracks 2

Inside the barracks there were rows of three level bunk beds. It was rotting in the summer, and freezing in the winter. In order to meet some health requirements, the nazis had to erect heating...
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Death Camp Museum Birkenau/Auschwitz II

It's not right in the centre of town, like the smaller Auschwitz I camp, yet it's probably [to my mind] the more worth visiting, for it's sheer size, and the incredible atmosphere... it's chilling. ...
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Jewish Cultural Center

adjoining the synagoue, there is a Jewish Cultural/Educational centre in the former house of a Jewish merchant
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Birkenau - women's barracks

The men and women were kept on two separately fenced sides of the camp. The men's barracks were the wooden stables shown above, while the women were in brick ones. Here is one on the inside.
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Birkenau - men's barracks

These barracks were actually horse stables that were taken apart and brought here to house the prisoners.
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Oswiecim castle

The Oswiecim castle is located on the bank of Sola River. Its history dates back to 12th century, but it was rebuild and reconstructed at the beginning of 20th century.
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Dabrowskiego 119, Oswiecim, Southern Poland, 32-600, Poland
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ul. Zajazdowa 2, Oswiecim, 32-600, Poland
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Things to Do Near Oswiecim

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Zoo

I have been to the Krakow Zoo which is located in the middle of the Wolski Forest twice before. The zoo first opened its doors in 1929 and now covers an area of 15 hectares. Unusually the first...
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National Museum

In the 16th and 17th c. the Polish hussars were the leading branch of cavalry. They were equipped with a long lance as their main weapon and were wearing plate metal body armour. The hussars fought...
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"Auschwitz: A factory of death"
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"auschwitz-birkenau"
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"Auschwitz"
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"The Sad Auschwitz Camp..."
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"Auschwitz-Birkenau"
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