Auschwitz - Birkenau TourThe former concentration camp is a symbol of horror, inhumanity and the Holocaust. The camp was constructed by Nazis in 1940 for Polish citizens, from 1942 Auschwitz became the most of important camp for the mass extermination of European Jews.
The ruins of gas chambers, kilometers of barbed wire, wooden barracks, the train platform were people were unloaded and selected remain horrifying past.
In 1979 former concentration camp was entered on the UNESCO World Heritage List. At present photographs, documents recovered from the site, tones of hair, shoes serve as a testimony to the sheer scale of the atrocities committed.