From Krakow: Auschwitz - Birkenau Museum Private Transport

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Established in 1940 by Nazi Germany, in abandoned Polish army barracks, Auschwitz was the largest concentration camp and extermination center. Out of the 1.3 million people which the SS and police deported, there were over 1.1 million men, women and children who lost their lives in this horrifying place. The Memorial is made up of two parts of the former camp: Auschwitz and Birkenau. This infamous concentration camp operated from May 1940 in the suburbs of Oswiecim (Auschwitz in German) until January 1945, when it was liberated by the 1st Ukranian Front of the Soviet Union’s Red Army. The tall barbed wire fences surrounding the block cells which were intended to house the suffering prisoners. The watchtowers and the wooden barracks, along with the gallows and gas chambers show the terrifying image and demonstrate the enormous scale and depravity of Nazi Germany. It was the largest concentration camp of the II World War.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Krakowfy

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau

The driver will pick you up from the place of your choice. After approximately 1 hour you will arrive in Oswiecim. After a short break you’ll begin the first part of your visit. It will last about 2 hours. Then, after a few minutes of free time, you’ll be taken by your driver to visit the second part of the museum - Birkenau. In Birkenau the tour usually lasts about 1 hour. The driver will then take you back to Krakow.

Duration: 3 hour
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