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  1. Poland
  2. Lesser Poland
  3. Krakow
  4. Memorial and Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau

From Krakow: Auschwitz Birkenau Self-Guided Tour

Product ID: 262877
Spend a day at Auschwitz-Birkenau II concentration camp and learn about its terrible history from informative exhibits and documentation. Get picked up from Krakow and then explore the site on your own with a guidebook.
About this ticket
Duration: 6 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Driver
English
Booklets
English
Cancellation policy
This activity is non-refundable.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Pay your respects at the memorial at Auschwitz and Birkenau
  • Learn the history from your guidebook
  • Explore the horrors of Auschwitz and Birkenau on your own
Full description
The name "Auschwitz" is synonymous with atrocity and secrets clouded in mist. In this somber and eerie place, confront European history and reckon with some of the most difficult lessons of our time. Despite its darkness, Auschwitz is a place that must be visited. The tour will provide you with insight into the way this camp was run, the world of those who lived and died there, and why this period of history must never be forgotten.

The museum areas of Auschwitz-Birkenau include approximately 150 buildings and 300 ruins. See the roads, fences, watchtowers, and rail ramps coupled with informative exhibits and documentation. Auschwitz is a place that continually reminds humankind of man's fragility while underscoring the gift of human life. On this day trip from Krakow, discover this site and learn about one of the darkest epochs in human history.
Includes
  • Meeting point pickup and drop-off
  • Air-conditioned transportation
  • Guidebook in English
  • Entrance fee to Auschwitz II Birkenau
What’s Not Included
  • Guide

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Visitors Centre, plac Szczepański 8, 33-332 Kraków

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Know before you go
• Any luggage or bag bigger than A4 size is prohibited
• Luggage storage is available for an extra charge
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Product ID: 262877