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Tickets for Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial & Museum: Roundtrip from Krakow + English Live Guide

An English tour of Auschwitz-Birkenau, where 1.5 million people perished

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Overview
Duration
7 hours
Highlights
  • Take a round trip from Krakow and visit the somber memorial at Auschwitz-Birkenau, plus approximately 150 buildings and 300 ruins
  • Learn the history and Holocaust facts from your expert local guide in the place where 1.5 million people perished
  • Explore memorials and exhibits to help you understand the camp and what it was like to be a prisoner
Description

The Auschwitz-Birkenau complex was established in 1940 and in operation for five years. In that time, 1.5 million people perished here. On this roundtrip from Krakow, you'll learn the facts as you tour the world's most famous concentration camp with a guide.

Auschwitz is probably the most famous concentration camp in the world and while a trip here isn't going to top your 'fun' list, being this close to a dark chapter of history will leave you changed.

Board your air-conditioned minivan in Krakow and watch a documentary en route. Once you're through the gate bearing the words Arbeit macht frei – "Work sets one free" - visit the somber memorial at Auschwitz-Birkenau and meet your English-speaking guide for a tour.

You'll learn the harrowing facts of the Holocaust and everyday life of the prisoners as you tour Auschwitz I - the administrative center of Auschwitz death camp, and Auschwitz II, designed and built for the gruesome purpose of extermination.

You'll wander approximately 150 buildings and 300 ruins, and see original roads, fences, watchtowers, and railway ramps, all of which paint an eye-opening picture of one of the world's biggest ever genocides.

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What's included
  • Transport by bus from Krakow to Auschwitz and back
  • Entrance to Auschwitz Memorial and Museum
  • Guided tour in English
  • Food & drinks
Instructions
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Starting point
Plac Szczepański 8, 33-332, Krakow
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Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum
20,Więźniów Oświęcimia, 32-603, Krakow

Please make sure to arrive at the designated pick-up point - Plac Szczepański 8 - at least 5 minutes before departure time and show your ticket to the tour guide.

Cancellation

Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date.

Venue
Key info
Live guide
English speaking
Additional info

Getting to the Departure Point

  • Train: All trains to Kraków Glowny train station. From there, it's a 15-minute walk to the pick-up point
  • Bus: All buses to Kraków plac Jana Matejiki. From there it's a 10-minute walk
Reviews
Jul 31, 2017
Very nice and heartbreaking experience. A mustsee in Krakow.
Jun 10, 2017
The headsets were very poor so much interference we couldn't hear what the guide was saying. And the group behind us we're so close. Also the guide was rushing us it was a very hot day and we were really hot trying to keep up with her.
May 4, 2017
top!
Mar 31, 2018
Very good experience, highly recommended!
Mar 14, 2018
Erg goed geregeld en zeer indrukwekkend
Feb 17, 2018
Geweldige service en super gids top
Jan 12, 2018
Het was echt een hele interessante en heftige ervaring. Het vervoer was goed geregeld en de gids vertelde fantastisch.
Oct 12, 2017
Experiência incrível! Guias simpáticos, atenciosos e falam de jeito para você se imaginar lá!

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