First, you need to get to station Nadrazi Holesovice (on metro line C), here you must take a direct bus to Terezin . The bus leaves approximately every hour, takes one hour and cost 90 CZK (less than 4 Euros). The same goes when you want to get back from Terezin to Prague .
A ride to the Terezin Concentration Camp , located about 60 kilometres from Prague will take about an hour and the entire tour duration spans for about 9 hours ( inclusive of travel to and fro Prague)
The distance between Prague and Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum is 340 km. The road distance is 457.6 km .
TEREZIN was a concentration camp 30 miles north of Prague in the Czech Republic during the World War II. It was originally a holiday resort reserved for Czech nobility.
Adolf Hitler became chancellor of Germany on January 30, 1933, and in March of that year, Heinrich Himmler announced the first Nazi concentration camp, which opened in the town of Dachau, just outside Munich , a major city in southern Germany .
Theresienstadt, Czech Terezín, town in northern Bohemia (now in the Czech Republic ), founded in 1780 and used from 1941 to 1945 by Nazi Germany as a walled ghetto, or concentration camp, and as a transit camp for western Jews en route to Auschwitz and other extermination camps.
Auschwitz , the largest and most lethal of the camps, used Zyklon-B. Majdanek and Auschwitz were also slave-labour centres, whereas Treblinka , Belzec , and Sobibor were devoted solely to killing.
Since the Czech Republic was established in 1993 its official currency has been Korunas (abbreviated as Kč ) sometimes also referred to as Czech crowns . Notes come in 100, 200, 500, 1,000, 2,000 and 5,000 denominations. There are also 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 coins.
The SS established the Sachsenhausen concentration camp as the principal concentration camp for the Berlin area. Located near Oranienburg, north of Berlin , the Sachsenhausen camp opened on July 12, 1936, when the SS transferred 50 prisoners from the Esterwegen concentration camp to begin construction of the camp .
Every night a direct sleeper train links Prague with Krakow & Warsaw. There is one (or at peak periods, two) air-conditioned Czech sleeping-cars en route to or from Warsaw, numbered car 349 & at peak periods also car 347.
It takes an average of 7h 36m to travel from Prague to Krakow Central by train , over a distance of around 244 miles (392 km). There are normally 12 trains per day travelling from Prague to Krakow Central and tickets for this journey start from €5.40 when you book in advance.
After World War I, Bohemia (as the largest and most populous land) became the core of the newly formed country of Czechoslovakia , which combined Bohemia, Moravia, Czech Silesia, Upper Hungary (present-day Slovakia) and Carpathian Ruthenia into one state.
Concentration camp , internment centre for political prisoners and members of national or minority groups who are confined for reasons of state security, exploitation, or punishment, usually by executive decree or military order.