The royal couple, Prince William, and Princess Kate recently visited the Stutthof Nazi concentration camp under tight security in Poland, reported the Mirror.

Duchess and Duke met with the survivors of Holocaust

On Tuesday, the 35-year-old couple, Kate, and William met with five people who survived the second World War at the camp. The Stutthof concentration camp is one of the first concentration camps that was established outside Germany, and the last camp under the liberalization of Poland in 1945. During World War II, more than one hundred thousand people were sent to Stutthof for imprisonment, and 93,000 people were killed by the Nazis.

Holocaust survivors Zigi Shipper and Manfred Goldberg walked to the camp with Kate and Willaim. They never thought that one day they would return to the place where they were prisoners in 1940s. It was their first visit since they moved to the United Kindom in 1946 after WW II. In 1945, both detainees were rescued when they were 14-years-old and they became lifetime friends. Now, they are 87 years old.

Royal couple spent time in the camp and mourned for people who died in Holocaust

William and Kate, together with the holocaust survivors toured the gas chamber in the camp where prisoners who were too sick to work had been killed by the Nazis. They also visited the museum with loads of discarded shoes and clothing which were taken from the people on their arrival to the Nazi Concentration Camp.

The Royals followed the Jewish custom of placing stones on the memorial in the camp, and they were accompanied by two survivors who recited the Jewish memorial prayer.

Sky News reported that the royal couple signed the visitor's book and said, "We were intensely moved by our visit to Stutthof, which has been the scene of so much terrible pain, suffering, and death." They also said, "This shattering visit has reminded us of the horrendous murder of six million Jews, drawn from across the whole of Europe, who died in the abominable Holocaust." They added that Poland alone had lost millions of Poles.

Prince and Princess attended the street party in Gdansk

William and Kate visited Poland with their three children but did not take them to the concentration camp.

Following their visit to Stutthof, they attended a street party held in the market of Gdansk. They enjoyed the Polish music and tasted some of the special dishes of Poland.

Later, they visited the shipyards of Gdansk and also met the former President of Poland and Noble peace prize laureate, Lech Walesa.