Hotel Aria Sosnowiec
No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Pets allowed
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Aria Sosnowiec
Travel Blogs from Sosnowiec
... a forest on the far side, yes it was our route! This MTB track of around 2 kms was quite rough in places, Lana kept asking "are we on the right track?" Yes, the GPS says so! Then we popped out of the forest onto a big, wide bitumen road that lead us into Jaworze and our pickup, we were 30 minutes early at 2:30pm but our driver was there (no English Eddie) waiting for us. We then drove for 70 minutes to get to this place, which was only 47 kms away, I could ...
... the gallows where Hoess met his end in 1947, ironically on his home patch; and finally, the very earliest Gas Chamber to be used at Auschwitz. All in all, it is one hell of a morning, but there is plenty more yet to enjoy.
Sometime during the summer of 1941, the decision was made to extend Auschwitz. A second camp was constructed down the road and around the corner at a tiny village called Birkenau. Some ten thousand Soviet PoWs were used to build the new camp, and ten ...
... at the bottom of one these photos.
No one is permitted to speak inside the gas chamber of Auschwitz I. Sunlight peaks through the holes in the ceiling the SS used to drop pellets of gas through. The pellets dissolved into gas through heat - body heat in this case. The walls are covered in clawed fingernail marks.
A house a little further off is pointed out to us. It is nestled behind a grove of tress, still in view of the gas chambers. An SS general, his ...
... off the face of the planet but....I realize that we must learn from this history so that it is not repeated. There are those who would say that this genocide did not happen. We need the physical reminder that it did happen. Saint of Auschwitz - Father M. Kolbe, a Catholic Priest, volunteered to take the place of a young Jewish father. Father Kolbe was imprisoned in # 18 of building 11 for his last few days on earth. Can read more at : ...
... with the hole in the roof where the poison, cyclone B was poured in. Because this gas chamber could only hold 300 people, it could not keep up and a bigger camp was built a few kilometers away in Birkenau.
Birkenau had 200 barracks, that could hold up to 100,000 prisoners. There were 2 new gas chambers and crematoriums. We saw the famous entrance at Birkenau where the trains came in. We saw a small train car ...