Guided tour

Krakow: Plaszow Concentration Camp Walking Tour

Krakow: Plaszow Concentration Camp Walking Tour

Activity provider: Krakow Explorers

From US$ 22.82 per person

Explore the history of the Krakow-Plaszow concentration camp from a guide. Learn about Oskar Schindler and how the camp featured in the Spielberg movie, "Schindler's List."

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Take a comprehensive tour of Plaszow Concentration Camp
  • Remember the victims of the Holocaust at the camp's memorials
  • Learn about the life of Oskar Schindler and where "Schindler's List" was filmed
Full description

Visit the concentration camp, Krakow-Plashov, which opened in 1940. Learn about how it started as a forced labor camp and was converted into a concentration camp in 1941. Pay respects to the several memorials dedicated to remembering the victims.  Understand the impact of Nazi rule in the area and the deportation of Jews from the Krakow ghetto, beginning in 1942. See the different parts of the camp and learn about the intensive labor carried out at the quarry and military factories. Get an in-depth insight into what camp life was like.  Discuss the life of Oskar Schindler and hear how the camp was portrayed in the 1993 movie, "Schindler's List." Visit the replica of the camp built under the direction of Steven Spielberg in the Liban Quarry, some hundred meters away.

Includes
  • Guide
  • Museum entrance
  • Food
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

Meet at Apteka pod Orłem. Look for the guide with the "excursions.city" sign

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Product ID: 400547