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Originally a forced labor camp, this concentration camp was built on the grounds of two former Jewish cemeteries in the summer of 1942 during the Nazi occupation of Poland.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Jerozolimska, Krakow, Poland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not a museum, but a fiels in the outskirts of Krakow, because all camp bnarracks were demolished at the end of WW2. Still, the site is worthwhile visiting, because posters direct the visitor to places like the camp commander Aamon Göth's villa, where...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Axel K
Reviewed 18 November 2018

Overshadowed by Auschwitz, Plaszow is worth visiting for its place in the story of Oskar Schindler and his rescue of 1000 Jewish Labourers. There are a couple of buildings such as The Grey House which served as a jail and a little further down the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Steve C
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

After a period of years since the first visit 19 information boards have been erected. This gives a small part of the story but it is still hard to perceive the ground layout and misery and murder of Jews and Poles. One still has to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank ErnieH472
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

We walked from the centre which is about 5k. It’s literally a field and there was nobody walking around. Big placards around the field with information.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NicDurham_England
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Great place to visit if you have seen Schindlers List. Just up the road is Amon Goths residence during his stay in Krakow

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank chris p
Reviewed 24 October 2018

There isn't much of this camp left. The Gestapo 'grey house' is still there and so is the Commandant's house which is now a family home and was used in a scene in Schindler's List where the Commandant shoots prisoners randomly from his window. There...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Witch66
Reviewed 24 October 2018

This is a long forgotten area, overshadowed by nearby Auschwitz, but no less emotional. It is a half hours walk from the main centre of Krakow but you can get a taxi for about £6. The area was the site of a Jewish cemetery, until...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Tracey S
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

The camp is more or less just fields of were the camp once was. There are some memorials and the gestapo house is still there aswell as the grey house which housed the camp jail in the basement. There are signs placed throughout which tell...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bethgale88
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This camp is unusual in that it's not highly developed. Instead, it's located in a very large field behind a housing development just outside Krakow, and I highly recommend it. It featured in "Schindler's List" as the work camp and quarry where Jews were sent...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Mike M
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Easy access via tram, approx.2.5 km fromy Schindler's museum. Although much has been destroyed a walking path with descriptions of what once was is thought provoking. The house of Amon Goëth. SS comendant is still there and being renovated, as is the Grey house that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Saskia W
10 April 2017|
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Response from flibbidyjib | Reviewed this property |
In response to above answers. They are correct the grave stone/ memorial is directly behind the grey house. I do have a photograph someone will see if I can find it. The other stones were removed and used as paving stones... More
16 November 2015|
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Response from 109veraf | Reviewed this property |
there are signs with pictures with explanations now (2018)
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24 February 2015|
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Response from Stews_Girl | Reviewed this property |
Hi Llana Its worth visiting and filming, there is an atmosphere to the place that can only be appreciated by visiting. The commandants house still exists, but its in poor condition although it looks like someone lives... More