Auschwitz-Birkenau and Schindler's Factory
Making an obeisance in Aushwitz - Birkenau is an duty of every human being. We would like to make it possible for our guests. We offer you a participation in a very important History lesson.
Concentration Camp in Auschwitz is known by everyone as an symbol of terror, genocide and the Holocaust. It is suitable place for a moment of meditation and for a bow of honour for those who lost their life?s (about 1.1 million people). During Second World War it was the biggest German, Nazi Concentration Camp (1940 - 1945).
- Auschwitz I, the first and oldest camp, established as an place of work for slave labourers and as an camp administration ? sightseeing ? approx 2 hours
- Auschwitz II ? Birkenau, established in a distance of 3 km from Auschwitz I, first as a Concentration Camp but later transformed to a death camp with gas chambers and crematoria ? sightseeing ? approx 1 hour
After liberation in 1945 Polish government decided to set up a museum in Memory of Nazi Victims.
Auschwitz-Birkenau is the only one Concentration Camp which was entered on the UNESCO international list of world heritage sites.
We would like to invite you to visit the Museum of Schindler?s Factory and to participate in the History Lesson of Oskar Schindler?s Legend.
Oskar Schindler - German businessman founder of enamelware factory in occupied city of Krakow (Deutschen Emalienfabrik ? D.E.F.). Gratuitous workers ? mainly Jews from the Krakow Ghetto were forced to work by occupants. Schindler?s fortune started to rise and Schindler himself became a very respected person by German Nazi Army Officers. In 1942 Nazis were implementing The Endlösung Plan ? ?Final Solution Plan?. Germans started the termination of Krakow Ghetto, and the Jews were moved to the Labour and Concentration Camp - Konzentrationslager Plaszow bei Krakau, where some of people were forced to work and rest convicted to death. Oskar Schindler decided to rescue as many Jews as it was possible. He created an over 1000 names list of people who could work in his factory.
In 1993 Steven Spielberg created a film Schindler\'s List, based on a Thomas Keneally novel Schindler\'s Ark. In 1995, 100 years anniversary of cinematography the film was put on a Vatican 45 films list of religious, moral and artistic movies.
- Help in ticket buying and reservation of professional guide,
- Door to door - transfer from the Hotel/Apartment and return.
*Price in EURO/per person
The sightseeing prices include all vehicle, driver, fuel costs and all parking charges.
Not Included: Tour Guide, Admission fees.