This unique visitor's attraction is situated in a lush valley. It's very close to city of Krakow – you will make it in half an hour by car. Its historic heritage is simply interesting and adds the specific appeal to the point.
It used to be one of the ‘Eagles Nests’ that was to protect the region. It’s very old as it has its roots in XIV century but despite numerous changes over the time its beautiful construction is maintained till today.
What you may delight outdoor are a fine gateway as well as arresting courtyard. On the contrary, the the inside space houses the delightful art exposition. The exhibition goes through different eras, from medieval times till Baroque era. It’s worth to visit the Pieskowa Skala Castle and also the nearby Ojców National Park.
At the time of the stay in the Auschwitz concentration camp you will be presented a great deal single staff used in normal life by those who were jailed the camp. They all tell the sad story of surviving and also distress inside the extermination camp.
In the exposition, you would discover the big amount of personal items owned by the victims including pieces of clothes hygienic equipment, books and some others. The objects depicting their decisiveness to protect humanity and proper morale are on display, besides.
You will find it in the diaries, pictures and a good deal of different interesting hints. Many personal belongings of SS group are also presented in the exhibits. Let’s get to Auschwitz-Birkenau and get a broader perception of the harshness of living in the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
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Regarded as the wintertime center of Poland, Zakopane resort is a leisure time – spot also as summer season lasts for plenty of tourists. Placed at the foot of the Tatra mountains, Zakopane borders with the Polish Slovak borderline. You can reach it within 2-3 hours from Krakow by car.
Thanks to its position in the plain in between Tatra Mountains and Gubałowka Hill the resort is undoubtedly the Polish important key point of skiing as well as mountaineering. Kasprowy Wierch, Gubałoówka Hill and Nosal belong to the best known skiing places in the area.
What is more, the Krupówki Street, which is a well-known tradle, supplies numerous local restaurant, token shops as well as plenty of varied noteworthy places like the Witkacy’s theatre in the neighbourhood. Once you are in Zakopane don’t forget to flavor popular oscypek – you will like it a lot.
Today, Auschwitz Birkenau concentration and extermination camp is the alone German extermination camp registered on the UNESCO List. The Polish district Oswięcim in the vicinity of the Krakow city houses this huge memorial.
The complex has two famous concentration camps: Auschwitz I and Birkenau II. They both form the honorable proof of the inhumanity of Nazi strategy as well as unimaginable effort of not less than one million victims. Most of them were of Jewish origins who lost their lives in the gas chambers. Others perished because of food deprivation, heavy labour or harmful surgical trials carried out on them.
Visit this place and follow the tragic history of the poor who lost their lives there.
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The Auschwitz Birkenau extermination camp is perceived by many people as the genuine indication of the mass murder because it is usually referred to among the biggest and most remarkable extinction camps amid the whole Europe. It was formed by the Germans after they have usurped this Polish region at the time of World War two and gradually became the important location of the largest scale extinction of Jews having origins in the whole Europe, but also of huge amounts of Polish inhabitants, Romas, Soviet prisoners of war and numerous others.
The German label Auschwitz stands for the Polish town known as Oświęcim and Birkenau in the place of the nearby small town – Brzezinka. Most likely around three million people are believed to have been killed there, most often in the way of having been gassed.
some other causes of such cruel deaths involved famine, infections and also physical effort. Let’s visit Auschwitz and think upon those who died there in an inconceivable excruciation.
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