A place with great historical importance. Nice monument but no additional info for the regular tourist. So come prepared.
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It's somthing you can't explain in words.You need to be there to understand the power of a place that not long ago we are talking only 72 years ago were one of the mass routes for the murders of 3M jews and it's only in...More
This is where the Nazis established a holding depot for hundreds of thousands of Jews, next to a railway station, for deportation to the death camps. The monument symbolising an open railway car was erected in 1988 close to the forty-fifth anniversary of the Ghetto...More
This was where the Jews were assembled for deportation to death camps, this is just a plaque commemorating the event.
Umschlagplatz used to be the place where the Jews were deported mainly to Auschwitz by the Nazis (even the name of the square is kept in German) in what they were called "the trains of death". The place today doesn't look anymore like a large...More
It's great that they have a memorial at the site where such terrible atrocities took place. And it's a fine memorial. This is where they would gather the Jews before taking them to extermination camps. The emotional charge is very high, at least I felt...More
The Umschlagplatz was the site where around 300,000 of Warsaw's Jews were gathered at gunpoint a few hundred or a few thousand at a time, robbed of their possessions, and held for hours or overnight (and some were shot) until they were sent off by...More