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The World War II in Krakow

Memorial Route 1939-2019
80th ANNIVERSARY OF THE BEGINNING OF THE WORLD WAR II – September the 1st 1939 – 2019.

  • 1st Part of tour
  • Pomorska street – death cells – entrance
  • AGH University of Science and Technology
  • Main Market Square renamed to Adolf Hitler Platz + Palace under the Rams
  • Jagiellonian University in Krakow
  • The Prison in the Archaeological Museum –  The cells where the worst beasts were kept – Amon Göth – commandant of the Plaszow camp
  • Wawel Hill – Wawel Castle under Nazi German occupation
  • The arcades on Krakowska street
  • Szeroka street – the Jewish main Square before WWII
  • Duration 3h

New Square – so-called ‘Jewish Square’ and a break for lunch 1h – Famous former slaughterhouse for ritual slaughter before the Sabbath: the famous Krakow casseroles, sandwiches, polish style dinner sets, Kebabs, Chaczapurii, and many other food.

  • 2nd Part of tour
  • The former Ghetto i Podgorze + ‘Apteka’ Pharmacy under Eagle and Schindler’s Factory [entrance].
  • We go by bus to Plaszow former labor and extermination camp – We see ‘grey house’, Red house’ and a monument.
  • Duration 3h
  • TICKETS: There is one ticket for the memory route: 24 PLN per person. Entrance to 3 museums: Pomorska street, ‘Apteka’ Pharmacy under Eagle, Oscar Schindler Factory – reservation in advanced necessary.

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