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My wife and I were here on a Gate1 tour and this was a 10-minute stop. It is very touching, and to think how the Jews were treated during the Nazi era...
The 70 bronze chairs were symbolic of Jews waiting to be shipped to...More
We went to the Ghetto Heroes Square after hearing more information about its significance during tours of Schindler’s factory and Auschwitz. It’s a touching tribute to the atrocities here and good to see if your interested in the history of the area. It also has...More
33 chairs positioned in the area once the place of the Krakow Ghetto, in memory of the Polish Jews who were imprisoned in this ghetto, some of whom died here while many more died in Nazi extermination camps. A thought provoking memorial, well worth a...More
Yet another place one should experience whilst in Krakow. Quite simple but a poignant reminder of how things were during the Nazi occupation. Really sad to contemplate life at the time whist sitting on the chairs, however, despite such feelings, one should really take time...More
Fitting memorial , we visited twice once as part of a tour on one of the small tour carts - worth doing as we had an audio guide and driver to explain the history and meaning about the ghetto area and memorial.
There are 33 iron and bronze chairs. And the position of the square is the centre of the old Krakow Ghetto. The Jewish inhabitants of Krakow were imprisoned in the Ghetto in an area that originally housed 3,000 people but grew to 20,000 people during...More
visited here whilst with the wife on holiday simply done memorial to all the jews who were sent to auschwitz from this square you take time and sit in the chairs and just think about what it must have been like worth a visit if...More
An important place to visit, this was the main square of the Jewish Ghetto during the war. A place of terror, executions and deportation, the chairs and guard house remind us of real people not numbers- mums, dads, couples, children, brothers, sisters and grandparents. Reading...More