Olimpijski Hotel

2a Chemikow St., Oswiecim, Southern Poland, 32-600, Poland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Oswiecim

Day 97: Auschwitz

A travel blog entry by johnnyandamber

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... five feet deep display of women's hair. The women would have their hair shaved off upon arrival to the camp and the Nazis would sell it by the kilo to people who could make it into a fabric. Other collections of prisoner's things were shoes, tooth and shave brushes, glasses, suit cases and plates used for eating.

At the end of the first row of barracks was number 11. This barrack housed the jail cells and was known as the death barrack as many ...

The terrors in Oswiecim

A travel blog entry by wjtoh

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... suffocate victims until they were dead. Outside the main camp was the gas chamber building which was responsible for most of the deaths in the camp. Most of the people prior to entering the camp were exterminated via the gas chambers by poisonous Zyklon B pesticides.


Another area of the camp was a slight 5 minute drive away and it consists of many living quarters of the prisoners in the camp. There were many ...

Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp

A travel blog entry by slbrown17

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... the rooms were small, some didn't have a window, and others had a window that you could just barely put your hand through. Then we made our way to the gallows, and the square where they called roll call every morning. We walked through the gas chamber which was outside the fence, past the guards building. It was eerie walking through there knowing what happened, and seeing the furnaces. It was built under a hill, so all you could see were ...

Auschwitz & Birkenau

A travel blog entry by mikeraph

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... but hair... that's part of a person. It was horrifying.

The whole experience was depressing, but worthwhile. For me it was not as confronting as some people say, as you pretty much know the basics of what occurred there. But to stand in the place where these atrocities were committed is a very sobering experience nonetheless. A chance to visit an important site of 20th century history, and pay your respects to those that suffered and died ...

A Tour of Auschwitz and the Salt Mine

A travel blog entry by kimokini_travel

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... Jim and Phyllis were in a bit of a compromising position, which Jim thoroughly enjoyed, and we all got silly and laughed about everything.

After a short ride back,we relaxed for a few minutes and headed to dinner at a local restaurant, Zielona Kuchnia, that our guide recommended. It was right around the corner from our hotel, and truly delicious.

I can't upload pictures from the camera until we get back to Berlin, but Jim has a few on his phone that I can put ...

Location

This hotel, located on 2a Chemikow St., Oswiecim, is near Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum and Auschwitz Jewish Center Foundation.
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