See the most important cultural and also the biggest academic center in Eastern Poland. Old buildings, even ruins, create unique atmosphere of this city. Pay your respects in Majdanek Nnazi camp and see the II World War tragedy.
What to Expect
Lublin was competing for the title of the European Capital of Culture 2016, because it presents an idea of integration, tolerance and dialogue between cultures of the West and East. Amount of cultural festivals, galleries, theaters, places for artists is very impressive. You’ll never feel bored in this city.
On the outskirts of Lublin there is a historical place of Nazi concentration and extermination camp – Majdanek. It was unique sample of camp located near population center. The camp was going to be the source of a free workforce for the realization of the plans to build a German empire in the east. Prisoners came from nearly 30 countries, mainly Poles and Jews, also Russians, Byelorussians and Ukrainians.
The tragic history of the Lublin concentration camp came to an end on 23rd July 1944 after the Red Army entered the city. Now you can visit Majdanek National Museum, Monument of Struggle and Martyrdom at Majdanek, Mausoleum containing ashes from the victims of Nazi hate and some remains of the camp.
- Transportation by car/minibus (Opel Vivaro, Mercedes Vito, Ford Galaxy or similar)
- Pick-up from your hotel
- English-speaking driver
- English-speaking guide
- Entrance fees (Majdanek)
- Traditional Polish lunch (soup, main course, water)