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Auschwitz Birkenau Memorial

Auschwitz Birkenau is a concentration camp located in southern Poland and was one of the largest of the Nazi concentration camps with over a million prisoners. The majority of those who died at Auschwitz were Jewish people, but also included Roma (Gypsies), Soviet Prisoners of War, Poles, and others. Today, Auschwitz Birkenau is a memorial and museum to honour the victims of the Holocaust.

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    Auschwitz. It is a name that is synonymous with pain, suffering, horror, murder, and the Holocaust. It is a name that can fill you with fear instantly, and there are not many people around the globe who don’t know its name. Many people want to visit Auschwitz when on holiday in Poland, but there are … Read more
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    When you are planning your trip to Auschwitz, the infamous World War II Concentration and Extermination Camp in Poland you should consider where the closest airports to Auschwitz are, especially if you have limited time in Poland. Both Krakow Balice Airport and Katowice-Pyrzowice are two international airports located within about 50 kilometers of Oświęcim, making … Read more
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    The city of Wrocław is well known for its rich history and architecture, and in recent years has become a popular tourist destination in Poland. It is one of the oldest cities in Poland and was once one of the most important strongholds in the country. The city centre is inscribed on the UNESCO World … Read more
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