How much are trips to Auschwitz?
Price/Additional Info Auschwitz is not recommended for those under 14 years old. An individual ticket for a foreign language guided tour of both camps costs 60/55zł. Admission without a guide (when possible) to either camp is free. The film at Auschwitz I costs 6/3zł.
Where do you fly to for Auschwitz?
The nearest airport to Auschwitz is Krakow Balice (KRK). Check out its regular flights schedule.
Where is the best place to stay if you want to visit Auschwitz?
You have to stay in Krakow, yes its about an hour drive from Auschwitz but it a lovely City, and makes a trip to Poland complete. Made a day trip to Auschwitz and Birkenau from Krakow which is a beautiful city to stay in also offers plenty opportunities to do things in the evenings.
Do birds fly over Auschwitz?
I myself also visited Auschwitz and unlike the students I didn’t find it eerie at all. I was told that birds didn’t fly over the grounds there since the holocaust which was not true. The information given by the tour guides was largely in accurate. There were too may discrepancies in the information given.
Do you have to book auschwitz in advance?
Due to the huge interest visitors are kindly requested to book in advance at the website visit.auschwitz.org, as well as to arrive at least 30 minutes before the start of the tour. Larger luggage should be left in vehicles in the car park.
How much time do you need in Auschwitz?
In order to take in the grounds and exhibitions in a suitable way, visitors should set aside a minimum of about 90 minutes for the Auschwitz site and the same amount of time for Auschwitz II-Birkenau.
Why do birds not sing at Auschwitz?
It is claimed that birds do not sing in Auschwitz since the Holocaust. It is also claimed that the all-prevailing doomed atmosphere at both the Auschwitz and Birkenau camps will seep into one’s soul.
Why is Arbeit Macht Frei ironic?
Upon first entering into Auschwitz, there is a sign above the entrance that reads: “Arbeit macht frei”, meaning “work makes you free”. The irony of the sign is blatant; work DOES NOT make you free in Auschwitz, or any other concentration camp.