Memorial and Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau


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Memorial and Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau

40km away from Katowice lies the Holocaust memorial of Auschwitz. The site consists of two former concentration camps: Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II-Birkenau. In 1979, the site was added to the UNESCO World Heritage list.

Do & See

Katowice continues to steadily add museums and attractions to a growing list of eclectic sites that make the city absolutely unique. There may not be any palaces or castles around, since industrial tourism is what most attracts visitors to the booming heart of Poland’s Industrial Revolution. Churches, growing business centres, and old townhouses are all a pleasure to look at, while an evening in the opera or theatre will complete your day perfectly.