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- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Shuttle bus service
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Breakfast Available
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One of the greatest sources of wealth in the Middle Ages was salt. The Wieliczka Salt Mine - with over 200 miles of tunnel and chambers - operated from the 13th century until just a few years ago. Over the years, the miners built many chapels and sculptures from the salt deposits. ...
... visit three of these levels at a depths of 64m to 135m. After a two hour tour, we complete only 3km (that equates to just 1% of the total mine). Throughout its history, it was controlled and worked on by many peoples, including the Poles, Russians, Austrians, and the Nazis. It's not constructed of just tunnels either, these passages connect an extremely complex system of chambers that include statue displays, chapels, monuments, ...
Absolutely shattered. Talk about walk today !! Got a tram to Schindler's factory- was so much more than expected-Ended up being in there for 3 to 4 hours. So much to take in. When we came out, we decided to walk. So we started where the Jewish ghettos once were ( now commemorated with empty chair across the whole square- why I don't know).Then went around the Jewish sector - Kazimierz . Stopped for coffee and ...
... mine so you can see a touch of what we witnessed today.
We are eating pizza in the town square this evening and it is amazing, a hive of activity in the evenings here and it has a buzz like no other city we have ever known.
If you plan on travelling to Europe, Krakow should definitely be on your to do list !!
Sadly we leave in the morning for Warsaw but these past three days have been truly ...
... out of respect for the victims. The air was heavy, as everyone knew they were standing in the exact spot, and looking at the same walls where these atrocities occurred and thousands of people stood before they were murdered. We then had a quick break and then were taken to the extension of the camp called Birkenau. We stood on the platform where thousands of Jews arrived, unloaded like cattle from the cramped windowless rail cars. Birkenau was designed to hold ...