Auschwitz - Birkenau

Auschwitz – Birkenau

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Auschwitz – Birkenau

CYCLING TRIP FROM CRACOW TO OŚWIĘCIMIA

KL Auschwitz was the largest of German Nazi concentration and extermination camps. Life has lost over 1.1 million men, women and children.

Auschwitz – Birkenau Tour
Auschwitz – Birkenau Concentration Camp
is listed at a UNESCO World Culture and National Heritage Site. It was established by German Nazis on the outskirts of the town Oswiecim in 1940. After the war, the camp was turned into museum displaying evidence of the genocide. Block no. 11, known as the Death Block, and the “Wall of Death” were the main places of murders. Outside the camp is located a gas chamber where around 70,000 people were killed between 1940-1943. Nearby Oswiecim, in the former village of Brzezinka, there is another camp called Auschwitz II Birkenau. Approximately 1.5 million people lived and died in Auschwitz in years 1942-1945, most of them were Jews (90%), others were Poles, Gypsies, Russians and prisoners from 28 countries of Europe, people of all nationalities, political and religious beliefs.

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