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The first activities we took in Krakow was to visit Auschwitz concentration camp. It was not the best place to be but this is how we should remember history and learn the ***********. I had watched enough movies made about the concentration camps, the Nazi Germans and the poor Jews, so I was very looking forward to see the site myself. The …
We arrived in Krakow (hello Marcino!!) under a +32C heat in the shadow and discovered a small but very cute old town centre, well conserved.
Our hostel was very nice and clean. It is located slightly outside the old town and very close to the river bank! Hence we enjoyed a beautiful walk back to the old town with the sun starting to set!!
We are loving Krakow at the moment. As mentioned previously it is a very old city with lots of sights to see. This morning we spent the enitre morning at the royal castle learning about the the city and the royal family as well as the beautiful castle. The picture for our blog is actually from the castle itself.
I was at the train station in Prague lining up to buy my 12 hour train ticket to Warsaw, Poland when I started chatting with a girl that was lining up behind me. She was from Prague but worked in Warsaw and told me not to go because it is boring with not much to see. That was convincing enough for me and so I skipped Warsaw and decided to go …
... a bit trite, but he is big in Poland. But that helps us to understand why his visit to his homeland in 1979 had such world shattering impact, and gave the Polish people the motivation and courage to stand up against communist oppression. "You have nothing to fear", he said.
The wartime Jewish ghetto in Lublin was partly within the old town. We see the building where the Jewish administrative council sat, and several other buildings are identified as ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Secret Garden Hostel Krakow
Very nice and relaxing apartment.
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