Hotel Astoria

Ul Jozefa 24, Krakow, Southern Poland, 31-056, Poland | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $63.00
 

Travel Blogs from Krakow

A day of sightseeing and shopping

A travel blog entry by eva.brennan

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... renovated in recent years, and the look fantastic. We enjoyed a huge lunch in a local café, and be bumped into some English tourist, who were more than happy to have a chat. (Isabelle called them chatterboxes, now that's saying something!)







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Kazimierz (Jewish District)

A travel blog entry by jeffdavis152

2

... is one exception. The story here is that Hitler intended to use this location as a sort of education center after the Jews had been exterminated. He wanted to keep some relics of the Jewish tradition, and use them to prove that the Jews were less than human and needed to be exterminated. Ironically, this arrogance is why many important Jewish landmarks exist in Eastern Europe to this day.

Walking over the river, we came to the locations of the former ...

Krakow

A travel blog entry by pixiepoodle

1

Yesterday: We left Zakopane by bus and the bus driver we had sure liked to speed up and then slam on the brakes. This would normally be only mildly annoying but as we were also travelling down the mountains, it made me very car sick. I had to put down my knitting and hoped I did not throw up. Happily I didn't. We walked from the bus stop to our hotel/hostel type thing. I am now sharing a room with Nikki, an Australian ...

Auschwitz - Have We Truly Changed?

A travel blog entry by shyam_t

3

... with the concentration camp theme, we watched a documentary called Hitler's Children on YouTube, which was about the descendants of various SS men - Höss, Franck, Himmler and Göring; how they discovered who their fathers and grandfathers were and how they cope. Would we still love our parents if we knew they were responsible for one of the worst genocides in history? Siân said yes, Shobs and I are not so sure.

Next stop - ...

Salty Schindler

A travel blog entry by jordy884

2

... told to follow a school group but as we walked and walked, stopping at a few locations for the tour guide to talk to the school children, we realised we weren't seeing any signs of an exit and had to ask some maintenance miners for help to get out. We then had to walk another 10mins to the lift to exit....so we got there in the end. However there are some amazing salt rock sculptures and some magnificent ...

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