Facts and Data

Webpages:
Official Unesco Page
Memorial and Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau

Basis Data:
Unesco World heritage since: 1979
Size of heritage: 192 ha

Coordinates:
Longitude: 19,175°
Latitude: 50,039°

About

The fortified walls, barbed wire, platforms, barracks, gallows, gas chambers and cremation ovens show the conditions within which the Nazi genocide took place in the former concentration and extermination camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest in the Third Reich. According to historical investigations, 1.5 million people, among them a great number of Jews, were systematically starved, tortured and murdered in this camp, the symbol of humanity's cruelty to its fellow human beings in the 20th century.


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Hotels and places to stay

Hotel Imperiale

Address
Distance: 1,3 mi
Ul. Stanislawy Leszczynskiej 16
32-600 Oswiecim
Poland

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Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
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Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Olecki

Address
Distance: 1,3 mi
Ul. Stanislawy Leszczynskiej 16
32-600 Oswiecim
Poland

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Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
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Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
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Adria

Address
Distance: 2,4 mi
Ul. Wawelska 4
43-155 Bierun
Poland

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Checkout: 12:15 - Checkin: 09:12
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Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Hampton by Hilton Oswiecim

Address
Distance: 2,5 mi
Dabrowskiego St.
32-600 Oświęcim
Poland

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Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Galicja Wellness & SPA

Address
Distance: 3,0 mi
ul. Dabrowskiego 119
32-600 Oświęcim
Poland

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Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
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Weekday: 0:00 - 23:59
Weekend: 0:00 - 23:59


Kamieniec

Address
Distance: 2,0 mi
Ul. Zajazdowa 2
32-600 Oswiecim
Poland

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Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
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Videos from the area

Dzień Pamięci o Zagładzie Romów (Muzeum Auschwitz)

Published: September 16, 2008
Length: 57:15 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Miejsce Pamięci i Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau

2 sierpnia 2008 r. W byłym obozie Auschwitz II-Birkenau odbyły się uroczystości Dnia Pamięci o Zagładzie Romów. Przypada on w 64. rocznicę likwidacji w Birkenau tzw. cygańskiego obozu...

KL AUSCHWITZ - BIRKENAU (OŚWIĘCIM) - Konzentrationslager

Published: October 22, 2009
Length: 04:53 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: szubieraj1

KL AUSCHWITZ II - BIRKENAU (Brzezinka) niemiecki obóz koncentracyjny na terenie Polski!. Drugi główny obóz zespołu był przede wszystkim obozem śmierci największym nazistowskim obozem...

Oswiecim (Auschwitz, Birkenau) (concentration camps), Krakow - Poland

Published: September 14, 2009
Length: 45:36 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Matej Tomčík

Our trip to Poland, 10.9.2009. We went to Oswiecim (Auschwitz, Birkenau) (concentration camps) and then to Krakow. These and more photos in full resolution can be found on my SkyDrive: http://rf...

Auschwitz II-Birkenau concentration camp, Brzezinka

Published: September 25, 2009
Length: 51:47 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: duck0nion

The Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Oświęcim; Brzezinka, Lesser Poland, Poland, 2009-09-14; アウシュビッツ第2強制収容所(ビルケナウ)、国立アウシュビッツ・ビ...

The SS Watchtower, Auschwitz-Birkenau, Poland

Published: March 24, 2009
Length: 58:02 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: VideoHistoryToday

This is a small sample of the video clips showing views The SS Watchtower, Auschwitz-Birkenau, Poland taken from the Video History Today database. Please take a look at Video History Today...

Auschwitz II Birkenau (Part 1) Concentration Camp, Oswiecim, Poland

Published: June 05, 2009
Length: 17:36 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: VideoHistoryToday

This is a small sample of the video clips showing views of Auschwitz II Birkenau Concentration Camp, Poland (Part 1) taken from the Video History Today database. Please take a look at Video...

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