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Krakow: Former Concentration Camp Plaszow Guided Tour

1. Krakow: Former Concentration Camp Plaszow Guided Tour

Visit the former concentration camp at Krakow-Plashov, which opened in 1940. Learn about its dark history, how it started as a forced labor camp and was converted into a concentration camp in 1941. Pay your respects at the several memorials dedicated to remembering the victims. Come to understand the impact of Nazi rule in the area and how the deportation of Jews from the Krakow ghetto, beginning in 1942, came to pass. 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.

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Schindler's Factory, Jewish Ghetto, and Plaszow Guided Tour

2. Schindler's Factory, Jewish Ghetto, and Plaszow Guided Tour

Visit one of the most important museums in Krakow, Schindler's Factory Museum, with your professional guide. Learn about the story of a German entrepreneur who helped many Jews throughout the war at the exhibition Krakow Under Nazi Occupation. See the Jewish Ghetto and Podgórze district and parts of the undestroyed wall that surrounded the Jewish Ghetto. Pass by houses where thousands of displaced Jewish people lived, the Under the Eagle pharmacy, and the Hero’s Square monument. Visit the concentration camp, Plaszow, in the southern suburbs of Krakow. Learn about how Plaszow started as a forced labor camp and then converted into a concentration camp in 1941. See the surrounding area and the memorial to the victims. Head to the Liban Quarry, where Steven Spielberg built a camp replica for the 1993 movie Schindler’s List.

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Krakow: Oskar Schindler and Plaszow Guided Tour with Lunch

3. Krakow: Oskar Schindler and Plaszow Guided Tour with Lunch

Discover what life was like in Krakow during the Second World War on this full-day guided walking tour. Explore the area where the Plaszow camp once stood and hear the stories of all those who lived there, including the life of Oskar Schindler. Start your tour in the Old City and pass through the former Jewish quarter of Kazimierz to the Podgorze district of Krakow, where the Jewish ghetto was once located. Immerse yourself in the past as your guide explains the history behind each turn. Then, take a quick break for lunch. Next, head towards the site of the Plaszow concentration camp, and discover the role of Oskar Schindler and how his actions inspired the award-winning film "Schindler's List." Explore the wooded area where the camp once was and see the memorial dedicated to all victims built in 1964 as well as other smaller tributes. Continue to where the director Steven Spielberg built a replica of the camp in the Liban Quarry, some hundred meters away.

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