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Auschwitz-Birkenau: Memorial Entry Ticket with Guided Tour

1. Auschwitz-Birkenau: Memorial Entry Ticket with Guided Tour

Come to Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum (listed by UNESCO as a Natural and Cultural Heritage site) using your own means of transport. Enjoy having tickets for a guided tour already with you and walk to the entrance. Meet your authorised, live guide on-site and follow them into Auschwitz I where you will have a chance to walk on the ground of the former camp, built in 1940 in the suburbs of Oswiecim. Use a headset provided to let you hear the guide's words no matter the distance or group size. Discover lives of people who were kept in this place while seeing exhibitions presented in barracks they used to live. The total number of deaths is estimated at over 1.5 million people, representing 28 nationalities. Nearly 90 percent of them were Jews. Once the first part of the tour is completed, take a bus available on-site and travel few minutes to Auschwitz II-Birkenau where the visit with the guide continues. Walk along the railway which facilitated transports to the other part of the camp. See ruins of gas chambers in which people "vanished" on a mass scale. You can contribute to keeping the memory of the atrocities commited there by coming there and learning more about it.

Auschwitz-Birkenau: Tour with a Licensed Guide

2. Auschwitz-Birkenau: Tour with a Licensed Guide

Auschwitz is a haunting site of genocide where approximately 1.5 million people were killed during the WWII Holocaust. Today, as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it poignantly commemorates the lives of those who died within its walls and fences and is a must-visit for all. Established in 1940, the Auschwitz-Birkenau complex is a network of German Nazi concentration camps built and operated by the Third Reich in Poland throughout its five years of operation, was a place of systematic extermination with the majority of victims being Jews, along with Poles, Gypsies, Russian POWs and members of other nationalities. The Martyrdom Museum was founded in 1947 covering the area of KL Auschwitz (Auschwitz I) in Oświęcim and the Birkenau camp (Auschwitz II) in Brzezinka. It comprises approximately 150 buildings and 300 ruins and the original roads, fences, watchtowers and railway ramps have all been preserved. What's more, the buildings house a collection of original exhibits and documents. Your ticket to Auschwitz-Birkenau includes a visit to Auschwitz I - the administrative center of the Auschwitz death camp. You can also visit an Auschwitz II - Birkenau - there are no entry fees. As you explore the gas chambers, crematoriums, and exhibition halls inside the old prison blocks, listen closely as your guide sensitively explains the who, how, where, when, and why of these haunting places Explore the moving memorial dedicated to those who died in the Holocaust and step back to the days of World War II as you walk through the gate of the infamous concentration camp where more than a million European Jews and other prisoners were confined or killed during World War II. Accompanied by your knowledgeable guide, see a collection of sobering exhibits and documents in the original buildings. Itinerary: 1. Visiting Auschwitz I Museum 2. Transfer with a local bus to Auschwitz II Birkenau (You have to go to Museum's bus stop, the bus departs every 5-10 minutes) 3. Visiting Auschwitz II Birkenau

From Krakow: Auschwitz-Birkenau Tour in Portuguese

3. From Krakow: Auschwitz-Birkenau Tour in Portuguese

Auschwitz-Birkenau tour starts in Kraków. Once we pick up all participants, we head towards Oświęcim, a town located around 60 kilometres from Kraków. The journey takes about 1 hour 10 minutes each way. Our fleet only consists of modern, air-conditioned cars, minivans, minibuses, and buses so the entire trip is stress-free and convenient. On the way we play an introduction movie that helps to prepare for this moving visit. The Auschwitz-Birkenau tour takes approximately 7 hours. The Auschwitz-Birkenau tour is fully safe – Museum and so do we take COVID-19 precautions. Thus, special health and safety measures apply. The tour is an ‘all-inclusive’ service. You are provided with a local guide that will tell you everything about the history of World War II and concentration camps. An experienced museum guide will tell you step by step about the sad fate of the camp victims. First, you visit the Museum in Auschwitz. It takes around 2 hours to get familiar with the history. After two hours, you will have a short break. Then, the group will be transported to Auschwitz II Birkenau (which is also part of the Auschwitz Museum). This part usually takes around one hour. Finally, you will be safely delivered back to Kraków.

From Krakow: Private Transfer to Auschwitz-Birkenau

4. From Krakow: Private Transfer to Auschwitz-Birkenau

Enjoy a private transfer to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum with a convenient pickup from your accomodation. This option is perfect for those who already have their tickets bought to visit Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum in Oswiecim and would like to have a private transfer. Your driver will pick you up from your accomodation in Krakow, drive you safely to your destination and back. Enjoy a comfortable journey in an air-conditioned van, kitted out with modern ammenities. Your transfer in each direction takes around 1.5 hours.

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