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Life in the camp – KL Auschwitz living conditions

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Auschwitz living conditions

Life in the camp Living conditions During the first several months, the prisoners’ rooms had neither beds nor any other furniture. Prisoners slept on straw-stuffed mattresses laid on the floor. After reveille in the morning, they piled the mattresses in a corner of the room. The rooms were so overcrowded that prisoners could sleep only […]

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Auschwitz free eBook

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Auschwitz free eBook

Essentials of the Auschwitz – Free eBook Specially for you we have created a very informative Guide Book about Auschwitz-Birkenau. What can you find in it? History of KL Auschwitz Liberation of KL Auschwitz Interesting facts about Auschwitz Auschwitz escapes and survivors Memorial and Museum Auschwitz–Birkenau today What you can see and experience Reasons to […]

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Polish Railroads

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Polish Railroads - Intercity Train

Polish Railroads Polish Railroads are quite cheap and comfy but not the fastest way of traveling around Poland. Trains let us to reach every important place of our country, unfortunately they aren’t the most modern vehicles so those who decide to travel by train need to be very patient. 400 km journey, for example between […]

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Curiosities – Poland

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Curiosities - Poland

The oldest and continuously operating cinema in the world is located in Szczecin! It was founded in 1909 and named “Pionier” which means pioneer. Cinema has its place in the Guinness Book of Records. Here you can watch a movie sitting at a table, as in the cafeteria. Kino Pionier – 1909 In Chelm under the […]

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Polish Food

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Polish food

Polish Food Pierogi, rosol, schabowy, bigos… have you ever heard about any of these? We hope you have, but for those of you who don’t know what we’re talking about – these are the names of some of the most popular (and of course delicious) Polish dishes. Unfortunately, there is a very small chance that […]

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Security

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Security The maintenance of public order and citizen security in Poland is the responsibility of the police and the municipal police. Police The police is authorised to: Check IDs in order to establish the identity of their holders (if justified) Perform a strip search, as well as check the content of luggage and cargo in harbours, […]

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Visas

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Visas

In the European union visas are not needed. Citizens of the following countries that can travel to Poland without Visas: Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong (special administrative region), Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, […]

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Embassies and consulates in Poland

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Embassies and consulates in Poland

Embassies and consulates in Poland Majority of the countries have their embassies or consulates in Warsaw and other major cities (Gdansk, Poznan, Krakow, Szczecin, Lodz). Please be informed that most of the offices are opened only weekdays, so check the opening hours before. For a full list of embassies please see  

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Polish Currency

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Polish currency

Polish currency The polish currency is zloty (PLN). It consists of 100 groszy. The banknotes are 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 PLN denominations, the coins are 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 groszy and 1, 2, 5 zlotys. There are numerous banks and exchange offices where you can exchange money. The main conversions are: 1 […]