Auschwitz is the symbol of the greatest mass murder and Holocaust in the history of humanity. In this place Hitler tried to realize his plan of a complete extermination of the Jewish nation. The biggest Hitler's concentration camp with area of 40 km2 was built in 1940. More than 1.5 million people of 28 nationalities, including at least 1.1 million Jews, were killed here. Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum established on the camp's grounds serves as a reminder of the events that took place here.
The visit starts with a documentary film that presents the camp just after liberation, then the gravely paths lead to the buildings, where in 18 barracks moving exhibitions have been arranged.