Auschwitz-Birkenau Camp - The Living Witnesses Of People's Cruelty

The fortified walls, barbed wire, platforms, barracks, gallows, gas chambers and cremation ovens show the conditions within which the Nazi genocide took place in the former concentration and extermination camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau during the World War II. According to historical investigations, 1.5 million people, including a great number of Jews, were systematically starved, tortured and murdered in this camp in the years 1940 - 1945. Being the largest of all the German Nazi concentration camps in the Third Reich, Auschwitz became the centre for the Holocaust of Jewish people. In this way, Auschwitz Concentration Camp became the symbol of humanity's cruelty to its fellow human beings in the 20th century. The Museum, created in 1947, houses numerous exhibitions presenting conditions of prisoners' life in the camp and personal belongings of the victims, as well as as the infamous 'Arbeit Macht Frei' inscription which is a distinctive sign of this place.

Approximate schedule of the tour :

• pick up from the meeting point in Krakow ( please check departure times on the right side of this page)

• transport to Auschwitz I Camp - about 1h 30min by bus or minivan

• sightseeing in Auschwitz I Camp

• break for toilets/ lunch - between 10 and 15 minutes

• transport to Birkenau Camp - 5 minutes

• sightseeing in Birkenau

• short break for toilets before going back to Krakow

• transport to Krakow - about 1h 30min

Price includes:

• transport by an air conditioned coach, bus or minivan

• a tour leader

• all admission fees

• guide in Auschwitz and Birkenau Camps

Duration of the tour - up to 7 hours

Meeting Point: Sienna 17 Street, Krakow

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