Plaszow Concentration Camp, Krakow

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Plaszow Concentration Camp, Krakow - Address

Address: Kamieńskiego, 30-001 Kraków, Poland

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Established in 1940, for five years Plaszow camp was part of the Nazi death machine. The prisoners at this camp may not have died in the same way as those in Auschwitz or Majdanek, but it was still among the most horrific places on Earth during WWII. Killings, beatings, disease, starvation, torture, slavery - these horrors and more took place here. It was the camp most prominently featured in the Steven Spielberg movie Shcindler’s List. The entire camp now serves as a memorial, with one major monument and two smaller ones. You’ll also see Amon Goth’s villa. The place is now treated as a nature preserve.

How To reach Plaszow Concentration Camp by Public Transport

  • Buses 103, 144, 164, 173, and 179 stop Bonarka at Kamienskiego street.
  • Trams numbers 3, 6, 13, 24, 29, and 50; Bus 502 stop  Dworcowa at Wielicka street.
  • Drive to here or take a taxi.

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