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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Ghetto Heroes Square after hearing more information about its significance during tours of Schindler’s factory and Auschwitz. It’s a touching tribute to the atrocities here and good to see if your interested in the history of the area. It also has...More

Thank Kimmy311
Reviewed 1 week ago

33 chairs positioned in the area once the place of the Krakow Ghetto, in memory of the Polish Jews who were imprisoned in this ghetto, some of whom died here while many more died in Nazi extermination camps. A thought provoking memorial, well worth a...More

Thank Rachel R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yet another place one should experience whilst in Krakow. Quite simple but a poignant reminder of how things were during the Nazi occupation. Really sad to contemplate life at the time whist sitting on the chairs, however, despite such feelings, one should really take time...More

Thank russell h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fitting memorial , we visited twice once as part of a tour on one of the small tour carts - worth doing as we had an audio guide and driver to explain the history and meaning about the ghetto area and memorial.

Thank Claire C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are 33 iron and bronze chairs. And the position of the square is the centre of the old Krakow Ghetto. The Jewish inhabitants of Krakow were imprisoned in the Ghetto in an area that originally housed 3,000 people but grew to 20,000 people during...More

Thank thesmdm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

visited here whilst with the wife on holiday simply done memorial to all the jews who were sent to auschwitz from this square you take time and sit in the chairs and just think about what it must have been like worth a visit if...More

Thank steve1954Liverpool
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An important place to visit, this was the main square of the Jewish Ghetto during the war. A place of terror, executions and deportation, the chairs and guard house remind us of real people not numbers- mums, dads, couples, children, brothers, sisters and grandparents. Reading...More

Thank prvnipivni
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very moving with empty chairs spaced out over cobbled area. Easy to find after the Schlindler museum and has the Eagle pharmacy on the corner. Worth seeing.

Thank Jo L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On the same square where so many executions were carried out, and with an SS guard house right there, people still found the courage to organize resistance from the pharmacy on the corner. So many horrific stories here, but never to be forgotten.

Thank KatiaenJohan
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This haunting art work is designed to remind people of the atrocities that occurred 70+ years ago and the manner in which human beings were treated.

Thank James M
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8 August 2016|
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Response from Rose D | Reviewed this property |
I'm really sorry we walked there. Sorry not to be more help. The taxis are cheap and they don't rip you off. I suggest you get a map and walk as you see so many sights along the way.
27 March 2016|
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Response from Rose D | Reviewed this property |
Yes as the previous person has said or yes get a taxi. You probably know they're cheap and don't rip you off like in some countries.