Must-See Historical European Sites

There are very few cities in all of the Europe which does has any battle grounds or remains from World War 1 and 2. There are many museums, remains of concentration camps and battle fields, which have now been turned into tourist destinations for history enthusiasts.

Below are some of the main areas that were affected by the two World Wars: 


1. Auschwitz-Birkenau

Auschwitz-Birkenau is an infamous city in the north eastern side of Poland. In the Second World War, the largest concentration camp of Nazis was established here. In this camp more than one million people were killed. Now the authorities have converted it into a museum and memorial. People from all over the world come here to honor the soldiers especially from Australians on the western front gave their lives for peace.

2. House of Anne frank

In World War 2 the house of Anne frank was used as a hiding place by her whole family, during the time when the Germans took over the Netherlands. In 1944 they were arrested by Nazi’s and were transported to camps situated across Germany and Poland. Now they have turned this house into a museum which is full of stories from the war days.

3. Volgograd

This city is situated in Russia and initially it was known as Stalingrad. This city was one of the main battle sites where armies of the Soviet Union and Germany fought. In the history of the world, the bloodiest battle took place here in which almost 2 million people were imprisoned, wounded or killed.    

These are some of the places where you can actually see and feel the horrors of World War Two.