Hotel Przystan nad Sola

Address: 17 Mostowa Street, Oswiecim, Southern Poland, Poland | Hotel
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This hotel is located on 17 Mostowa Street, Oswiecim.
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    Travel Blogs from Oswiecim

    Auschwitz - Birkenau Concentration Camps

    A travel blog entry by hippler on Oct 06, 2014

    21 photos

    What can I say? This experience will leave you reeling. We were fortunate enough to have a fascinating guide. Margaret was an elderly Jewish woman whose father in law survived 4 years at Auschwitz. He wasn't Jewish but was jailed for giving bread to prisoners there in 1941. Over one million Jews, Poles, Gypsies, and invalids were killed here in gas chambers using Zyclon B and then burned in the ovens.

    A day to remember.

    A travel blog entry by robthebruce on Aug 18, 2014


    ... in the mid 1940’s. Afterwards, I headed back to Oświęcim train station.  With a 45-minute wait for the train, I found a nice place that has beer and slowly started to digest the day’s experience.    It took me a number of days to be able to write this posting.  At first I found the whole experience to be a tourist trap and really didn’t want to write anything at all.  Then as it digested, I wasn’t sure what ...


    A travel blog entry by sverregunnersen on Jul 10, 2014

    3 comments, 15 photos

    ... site the memorial reads, "For ever let this place be a cry of despair and a warning to humanity, where the Nazis murdered about one and a half million men, women, and children, mainly Jews from various countries of Europe". The guide finished with a quote from George Santayana, "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it". So in the light of those philosophical inscriptions allow me to conclude on my thoughts: What's most worrisome ...


    A travel blog entry by pumpkinbeetroot on Jul 01, 2014

    13 photos

    ... before entering the camp. From here they were forced into another room which we were told even resembled a shower. This was where the gas was administered through holes in the ceiling. Our tour guide Anna who spoke English with a thick Polish accent told us many stories of camp times. There were stages where she almost seemed at the point of tears as she described the goings on in the camp. One included a story of a couple that had fallen in love through the ...

    A Difficult Day

    A travel blog entry by graybeard on Sep 06, 2011

    3 comments, 17 photos

    ... people and in Oświęcim alone approximately 20,000 kilograms (about 20 tons) of Cyclon B was used.

    Everybody was dead after 15 - 20 minutes and the bodies were processed. Rings, earrings, teeth with gold fillings and hair would be removed before the bodies were taken to the incinerators.

    The victims personal property that wouldn't fit on the trainloads
    shipped back to Germany was stored in warehouses ...