Travel Blogs from Krakow
... time of the holocaust. Millions of people died at the camps, the Jews were sent from the ghetto to these camps by train. They were told they were going to go to a nice place and get new jobs etc so they were advised to bring along there nicest clothes and jewels etc. Once on the train there luggage would actually be left behind and the Germans would go through it all and sell it off, the Jews would be shoved into tiny ...
... fixer" who seemingly make anything happen.
Later in the trip we meet a leader of the current Jewish community who tells us, “We feel we invented Judaism in Poland.” We find out that that is not much of an exaggeration. If you ever closed your eyes and sung a Shlomo Carlebach niggun, studied the Shulchan Aruch to determine the Jewish answer to your halachic question, sung Shir Hamaalot before benchen, joined a Jewish youth movement, or sung ...
... reached the end of their line there. Beautiful to the naked eye, yes, but in the darkest shadow of history, as haunting and as terrifying as anywhere you are ever likely to visit. I went with the Holocaust Education Trust. The charity organises one-day visits throughout the year for groups of students and teachers. I have no lessons to take or exams to sit (fortunately) but it is easy to see how invaluable the Trust and their Lessons From Auschwitz Project is for ...
... underground, but at least they had plenty of salt licks. When they were retired they got brought back up to the surface to live out the rest of their lives. There were huge caverns, chapels, and dining halls with impressive sculptures and statues, all made from salt. I caught the bus back and got off early, just by Wawel Castle, so that I could wander through the old town again. I stopped off at a restaurant called Zapiecek for some Polish Pierogi's. They are ...
... began our day by visiting the Schindler Museum that tells of the story of Oskar Schindler, as well as the story of Krakow during WWII. Wow, what a museum. It was set up so uniquely and in such a good sequence that I would dare say it was damn near perfect. For example the stretch that tells of the Nazi invasion has screens playing footage behind shredded steel walls, with broken cobble along your feet ...
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Zwierzyniec, Krakow | 1 star hotel
- Eine positive Erfahrung
- Akzeptables Budgethotel
- A positive experience.
Stare Podórze, Krakow | 4 star hotelfrom $91
- Stupendo soggiorno al qubus hotel
- Excellent Hotel, Highly Recommended !
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Ma?e B?onia, Krakow | 4 star hotelfrom $57
Grzegórzki, Krakow | 3 star hotelfrom $51
- Good 3* hotel
- Good value hotel
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Nowy ?wiat, Krakow | 5 star hotelfrom $147
- Superb. Absolutely wonderful, perfect hotel
- Lobely staff, immaculate hotel, great communication connections
- Very comfortable, great location
Pradnik Bialy Pólnoc, Krakow | 3 star hotelfrom $64
Zwierzyniec, Krakow | 4 star hotelfrom $93
- Spacious bedroom
- Good 4* hotel
Nowy ?wiat, Krakow | 5 star hotelfrom $112
- Great hotel, nice staff
- When can we go back?
- Like the Jetsons!
Kleparz, Krakow | 4 star hotelfrom $103
- Outstanding Hotel
- Great Hotel
- ¡Muy agradable!
Stare Miasto, Krakow | 3 star hotelfrom $44
- Good central hotel
- Great base
Stare Miasto, Krakow | 4 star hotelfrom $123
- Excellent choice
- Great location and helpful staff
- Great Hotel and location
Pradnik Bialy, Krakow | 4 star hotelfrom $72
Pradnik Bialy, Krakow | 3 star hotelfrom $37
Debniki, Krakow | 4 star hotelfrom $81
Stare Miasto, Krakow | 2 star hotelfrom $67
- Top hotel for City Break
- Excellent Budget Hotel
- Cracking in Krakow
Zwierzyniec, Krakow | 2 star hotelfrom $58
- Great Hotel - Definitely Recommend
- Couldn't fault it, even if we wanted to!
- Standard Ibis hotel, convenient location
Bronowice, Krakow | 5 star hotelfrom $84
Pradnik Bialy, Krakow | 3 star hotelfrom $32
Kleparz, Krakow | 3 star hotelfrom $64
- Stay here!
- Übernachten Sie hier!
- Scrupously clean
Debniki, Krakow | 2 star hotelfrom $35
Nowy ?wiat, Krakow | 4 star hotelfrom $129
Wesola Zachód, Krakow | 3 star hotelfrom $77
- Excellent value for money
- Adequate, Great Location, but Noisy
- Not bad location but the hotel's just OK
Pr?dnik Czerwony, Krakow | 3 star hotelfrom $54
Pradnik Bialy, Krakow | 4 star hotelfrom $64
Pradnik Bialy, Krakow | 3 star hotelfrom $43