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Auschwitz/Birkenau-the Reason I flew to Poland

A March 2007 trip to Auschwitz by sizemoretravel

Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp, Memorial and Museum Photo, Krakow, Poland More Photos
Quote: I took a trip to Krakow only to visit Auschwicz/Birkenau. A long way to go to see a death camp, but I don't regret it.

Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp, Memorial and Museum

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Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp, Memorial and Museum Photo, Krakow, Poland
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My mother and I were visiting my brother in Germany because he was stationed there in the US Army. I study the Holocaust and definitely wanted to take the time out to go to Poland and see Oswiecim, the site of the death camps, Auschwitz/Birkenau. We did not get to spend nearly enough time seeing the camps, so we are going back this year. I highly recommend at least devoting an entire day to Auschwitz/Birkenau. It takes over an hour to get to the camps from Krakow (taking the bus from Krakow Glowny station was very interesting-we were packed in like sardines). The bus to Oswiecim from the train station was difficult to find (even though Oswiecim was in the bus window, this is the true nam...Read More

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Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp, Memorial and Museum
Ul. Wiezniów Oswiecimia 20
Krakow, Poland
48 33 844 8100

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