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Umschlagplatz

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Neighbourhood: Muranów
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Address: Corner ul. Stawki and ul. Dzika, Warsaw, Poland
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German soldiers led Jews captured during the suppression of the Warsaw...

German soldiers led Jews captured during the suppression of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising to this assembly point for deportation.

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Located near the Polin museum and the Mila 18 memorial this is an interesting marker of the gathering place for the Jews being loaded onto trains to the death camps. Worth a visit... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Lake Worth, Florida
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Lake Worth, Florida
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Located near the Polin museum and the Mila 18 memorial this is an interesting marker of the gathering place for the Jews being loaded onto trains to the death camps. Worth a visit as a part of a walking tour of these sites.

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Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is where the Nazis established a holding depot for hundreds of thousands of Jews, next to a railway station, for deportation to the death camps. The monument symbolising an open railway car was erected in 1988 close to the forty-fifth anniversary of the Ghetto Uprising. It has four memorial plaques that state in four languages the awful fate of... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

This was where the Jews were assembled for deportation to death camps, this is just a plaque commemorating the event.

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Bucharest, Romania
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

Umschlagplatz used to be the place where the Jews were deported mainly to Auschwitz by the Nazis (even the name of the square is kept in German) in what they were called "the trains of death". The place today doesn't look anymore like a large ramp (like some scenes are showing in the famous "The Pianist" film) and the simple... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

It's great that they have a memorial at the site where such terrible atrocities took place. And it's a fine memorial. This is where they would gather the Jews before taking them to extermination camps. The emotional charge is very high, at least I felt it that way. I recommend this place to anyone who wants to be in contact... More 

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Ra'anana, Israel
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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

The Umschlagplatz was the site where around 300,000 of Warsaw's Jews were gathered at gunpoint a few hundred or a few thousand at a time, robbed of their possessions, and held for hours or overnight (and some were shot) until they were sent off by train to their deaths at Treblinka. It is a historic and tragic site that constitutes... More 

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Brasov, Romania
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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We took the free tour guide with a very nice lady and she explained everything about the history of the jewish district from beginning of the 15th century! The history dosen't rely only on the holocaust snd the ww2, there are many other interesting things to see but only with the help of a professional guide!

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North Providence, Rhode Island
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Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Umschlagplatz is a site from which hundreds of thousands of Jews were sent to concentration camps. I was alone at the memorial and had some time to reflect. The memorial is simple, but powerful and is worth a visit during your time in Warsaw.

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Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

A very crucial part of the history of the city. So sad, and as you stand, you cannot believe the events that took place here.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

Knowing German to translate it, someone would think there was a station for loading cattle or some newly produced goods from a factory. Unfortunately it was people loading station on their final journey to any of Nazi concentration camps. Simple wagon monument in white marble resembles the WWII horrors. Never to be forgotten.

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