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Auschwitz- Birkenau: Self-Guided tour with guidebook from Krakow

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Stop At: Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, ul. Wiezniow Oswiecimia 20 Entrance to the Museum is located at Stanisławy Leszczyńskiej Str. no. 11, Oswiecim 32-603 Poland

Auschwitz Birkenau (1940 - 1945), is a memorial place. The complex consisted of three concentration camps, and a factory: Auschwitz I - Administration center, Auschwitz II-Birkenau - extermination camp, Auschwitz III - Monowitz - work camp, constructed next to Buna factory - factory of IG Farben. Last two did not survived to our times. This complex was a place of the largest mass extermination of humanity during WWII. People which lived there were forced to slave work, and treat like animals, most of them did not survived more than 6 months. Over 1.2 millions of people lost their life in those camps, Prisoners of Auschwitz were originated from every country in Europe under German occupation. 90% of population of camps were Jews.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked a self-guided tour to Auschwitz. Felt like a transport service more than exactly a tour because our driver didn't say a word on our way there. A short introduction would have been nice. The only complaint I have is regarding the time of booking....More

Date of experience: July 2019
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bartlomiej_lesniak_, Public Relations Manager at Welcome in Cracow, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your opinion and tips, we will try to improve it. Everyone deserves a second chance. We will try do our best.

Reviewed 10 July 2019

We booked this self-guided tour to Auschwitz-Birkenau already before arriving to Krakow. This trip was perfect for us because the transportation and tickets were included but we had the possibility to experience to camps on our own. Wiktor was our driver and he was great....More

Date of experience: July 2019
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bartlomiej_lesniak_, Public Relations Manager at Welcome in Cracow, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your opinion! We are glad that you chose our company. When our guest are happy we are happy too :)

Reviewed 25 June 2019 via mobile

Hi! I attended the day trip to Birkenau and Auschwitz with the honest, helpful driver Wiktor. He did the best job. Thank you!

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 20 June 2019 via mobile

We booked Salt mines, Auschwitz the Shooting range and airport transfer through this company. What can we say only that it was first class service. A lovely girl called Kinga arranged all of our trips and our driver was Wiktor. What a guy! He was...More

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bartlomiej_lesniak_, Public Relations Manager at Welcome in Cracow, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Donna and Marc thank you for your opinion! Its pleasure for us to read it. We are so happy that you trust us and chose our company.

Reviewed 31 May 2019

Have just returned from a visit to Kraków and this day trip was the highlight. Booked with help of David in kiosk after shopping around. He was kind helpful and patient. Had left until last minute so only self guide available. Wiktor the driver arrived...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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bartlomiej_lesniak_, Public Relations Manager at Welcome in Cracow, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your opinion. We are so happy that you have enjoyed the trip. It pleasure for us. Thank you for your trust :)

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