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Plaszow Concentration Camp: Tours & Tickets

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Originally a forced labor camp, this concentration camp was built on the grounds of two former Jewish cemeteries in the summer of 1942 during the Nazi occupation of Poland.
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We combined a walk around Plaszow with a hike up the Krakus Mound. Walk up the mound first, head towards the Liban quarry, take the left path around and down. Head down a road and you come to the back entrance to the camp. It...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank dipsy999
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A quiet, open, green parc with some traces that remind us of the cruelties taken place here. There are boards with photos and quotes of survivors that explain about the camp and what staying in the camp looked like. The villa is still left and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 14 September 2019 via mobile

The history of the camp is unbelievable horrific. Not much remains from the old camp and the camp area is more a park where the locals go for a stroll. Nevertheless the previous camp is definitely worth a visit because of the old quarrel. Here...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 11 September 2019

Not much here. Best avoided. Many more interesting places to visit in Krakow. The energy here is very repressed.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ZenHealer7
Reviewed 6 September 2019 via mobile

We visited the Plaszow camp knowing that the majority of it had been demolished. We walked from the centre of Krakow, our phone took us the scenic route, past the mound and past a former overgrown quarry. We couldn't believe how big the site at...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank connorb791
Reviewed 23 August 2019

The concentration camp itself was destroyed by the Nazis when they fled the Red Army, and looted by the Red Army and then the Poles trying to survive. Nevertheless, there are hidden treasures in this vast acreage that has more greenery than signage. The locals...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Scottoffski
Reviewed 17 August 2019

Fantastic visit,guide was brilliant and very emotive, making this a worthwhile visit without making it a tourist site. Made us feel very respectful of the circumstances.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Tour114329
Reviewed 12 August 2019

We decided to walk down to the Plaszow Concentration Camp from the main square through the Jewish district on a recent trip to Krakow. Having walked down at one point you feel a little like you are going the wrong way but do keep going...More

Date of experience: August 2019
2  Thank tomj932
Reviewed 20 July 2019 via mobile

I have been here 3 times now and have seen new things each time. Its huge, containing memorials honouring the victims, information boards describing what happened in each section. The most eerie place for me is the liban quarry. Schindler's list was filmed here and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank RJPerrelli
Reviewed 26 June 2019

The visit to this concentration camp is the most unpleasant and horror one in my Eastern Europe tour. This is the largest Nazi concentration and extermination camps established in German era. As it was a guided tour, we were very clearly brief in every room,...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Saskia W
10 April 2017|
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Response from flibbidyjib | Reviewed this property |
In response to above answers. They are correct the grave stone/ memorial is directly behind the grey house. I do have a photograph someone will see if I can find it. The other stones were removed and used as paving stones... More
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Krakovi
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Response from 109veraf | Reviewed this property |
there are signs with pictures with explanations now (2018)
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25 February 2015|
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Response from Stews_Girl | Reviewed this property |
Hi Llana Its worth visiting and filming, there is an atmosphere to the place that can only be appreciated by visiting. The commandants house still exists, but its in poor condition although it looks like someone lives... More
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