Hotel Galicja Wellness & SPA

Dabrowskiego 119, Oswiecim, Southern Poland, 32-600, Poland | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Dabrowskiego 119, Oswiecim, is near Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum and Auschwitz Jewish Center Foundation.
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    Travel Blogs from Oswiecim

    Onto Oswiecim!

    A travel blog entry by petersheridan on Jul 21, 2014

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    47 kms.... AM - Oswiecim, never heard of it? Nor had I but we know it better as Auschwitz, the worst Nazi death camp of the Second World War. Oswiecim is the Polish name for Auschwitz, we are staying 5 kms out in the Hotel Galicja, a Spa & Wellness Hotel! Nearby is Birkenau (Brzezinka), also a Nazi death camp. Are we going to visit either of …

    Auschwitz

    A travel blog entry by vincent.michon on Aug 09, 2014

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    ... the ruins of the facilities (the nazis dynamited everything before the camp liberation to try and cover their tracks). You see the buildings still standing, the barracks, the showers. You see the fields where they buried the corpses, where they spread the ashes coming from the crematorium directly.... You stand there and try to picture, to imagine all the suffering and violence going on...in this place that is nowadays so quiet and green ...

    Heavy

    A travel blog entry by sverregunnersen on Jul 10, 2014

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    ... prisoner clothing, and there was a display showing uniforms that had been worn by prisoners. On the wall were photos of prisoners along with their arrival date and their death date - even the ones that were not immediately executed generally died within a few weeks to a couple of months of arriving - often through malnutrition. On the wall were some before and after photos of prisoners: one Jewish girl who arrived weighing 50-something kilograms, but ...

    Auschwitz

    A travel blog entry by pumpkinbeetroot on Jul 01, 2014

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    I've always loved World War Two movies. "The Great Escape," "Where Eagles Dare," and "The Guns of Navarone," but I'd always seen the war as a grab for land. It wasn't, it was a effort to cleanse Europe of the Jewish population or anyone else that didn't suit Hitlers idea of the idle human in the most horrific way that when seen first hand you struggle to comprehend what one human could do to another. I'm embarrassed to say that I knew little about this ...

    Fabulous Machine

    A travel blog entry by ejm56 on May 24, 2014

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    ... only to find the the car park full and grim. There are more tour buses parked than anywhere else on our trip to date, maybe twenty or more. Folk are milling around the entrance, like fans gathering for an event. There is a constant flow of people eager to lap up all the horror. You have to push past the mob blocking the door and you have to queue for the loo. And once you get through that lot, there is a further huge throng congregated under "Arbeit Macht Frei", busily photographing it ...