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Płaszów Concentration Camp Tour

125 reviews | 593 travellers
The guide has been spectacular. Professional, close and very entertaining. Personally, we believe that many more people should do this tour if they are interested in learning more about how a concentration camp is structured and letting their imagination run wild a bit. Very interesting to see reflected the field of work of the movie of Shindler's list. A 10.
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Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Embark on a guided tour of Płaszów Concentration Camp and learn about one of the darkest chapters in history: the Jewish Holocaust.

Embark on a guided tour of Płaszów Concentration Camp and learn about one of the darkest chapters in history: the Jewish Holocaust.

Płaszów Concentration Camp Tour

Meet your guide in Krakow's Rynek Główny, or main square, where we'll board a public bus to the former Nazi concentration camp at Płaszów, located 15 minutes away. 

Having arrived at the former camp, we'll remember the tragic events which took place here from 1943 onwards, when Płaszów began to receive thousands of Jews from the Krakow ghetto. As we walk through the remains of the camp, we'll learn about its past, including the mass executions that took place here.

We'll tour the different monuments in memory of the 10,000 people who lost their lives in this camp. We'll also see the house where the commander of the camp, where Amon Goeth lived, his office and the quarries where the prisoners were forced to work.

Not far from Płaszów, we'll find the quarries where Spielberg recreated the concentration camp for his film Schindler's List.

At the end of the tour, we'll head back to the original meeting point in Krakow for 2 pm.

Important Information

We'll head from Krakow to Płaszów by public bus, the price of this ticket is approximately €0.50.

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Per Person
English Language Tour
US$ 36.90

English Language Tour

  • Per Person

    US$ 36.90

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Covid-19 Measures

Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

Alcoholic drinks are not available.

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3 hours 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.


English speaking guide throughout the visit.

Entry to the Płaszów concentration camp.

Not included

Ticket for public transport (€0.50 approx).

When to book?

You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.


Not wheelchair accessible.


All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

Printed material is avoided.

No single-use plastics are used.

The activity helps the dissemination of local cultural heritage.

The activity helps to promote peace.

No printing of documentation required.

Has a gender equality policy.

Promotes local employment.

Has a carbon footprint offset policy.

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Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.
US$ 36.90

Meeting point

Rynek Główny, 5.

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