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Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial Guided Tour from Krakow

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Travel from Krakow on this full-day excursion to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial. A professional guide will take you on a tour of this former concentration camp.

Highlights

  • Learn about the historical and political background of Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • Visit the largest former Nazi concentration camp
  • See the barbed wire fence, the gas chambers, and cremation ovens

Description

On this 7-hour trip from Krakow you’ll visit the former concentration and extermination camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest of the Third Reich. You’ll see the fortified walls, barbed wire, platforms, barracks, gallows, gas chambers, and cremation ovens where the genocide by the Nazis took place. This site is the symbol of humanity's cruelty to its fellow human beings in the 20th century. According to historical investigations, 1.5 million people, among them a great number of Jews, were systematically starved, tortured, murdered, and gassed to death in this camp.

Includes

Round-trip transportation to Auschwitz-Birkenau Private hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected) Tour attendant Local English- or Spanish-speaking guide at Auschwitz-Birkenau Admission fees
Lunch

Important Information

  • As per the requirements of Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum, all participants are required to provide their full name and contact details as part of the booking
  • Entrance may be refused if the name provided on the booking is not identical to the name on the ID provided when entering
  • Owing to the requirements, all tickets to the museum are non-refundable. Please consider your purchase carefully
  • Only once the museum has all names of participants will they confirm the reservation
  • There is a possibility the departure time will vary for an hour between 6 AM and 1 PM. This will be confirmed ASAP
  • Entrance for children up to 4 years of age is free of charge. You still have to pay for transportation (70 PLN)
  • The guide speaks English only
  • You cannot enter the bus until the tour leader has checked your ticket
  • The approximate walking distance at the museum is 4km

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