Private Tour: Kazimierz Jewish Quarter Walking Tour
Shalom at the Jewish Kazimierz! The historic district of Krakow, which for centuries was seen as the Jewish capital city of the former Polish – Lithuanian Commonwealth. Kazimierz was home to world famous Rabbis eg the most famous one – Moses ben Israel Isserles known as Remu. You can find here the Old Synagogue – one of the oldest preserved synagogues in Central Europe – and the Remu cemetery, one of the oldest Jewish cemeteries in Poland. Unique architecture along with charming restaurants and historical significance all add to extraordinary atmosphere of Kazimierz. The famous Szeroka Street hosts, the biggest Jewish Festival in Europe.
The Jewish Kazimierz tour is also an important history lesson of the Second World War, pictured in Steven Spielberg’s “Schindler’s List.” The old Jewish ghetto in the Podgorze district is associated with this turbulent period. Kazimierz district also tells the story of brave and devoted people who in darkness of the Second World War risked their own lives to help the Jewish dwellers of the Ghetto. The most important heroes included Tadeusz Pankiewicz (the Eagle Pharmacy) and Oskar Schindler (Enamel Factory).
Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the old streets of beautiful Kazimierz and feel the unique charm of the Jewish city.
Guided Kazimierz Jewish Quarter tour includes:
The Old Synagogue, Szeroka Street, Remuh Synagogue and Cemetery, Helena Rubinstein’s house, the Isaac Synagogue, the New Square, High Synagogue, Jewish Community Centre, the Tempel Synagogue, the Nissenbaum Foundation memorial, the Kupa Synagogue, Jan Karski’s Bench, Ghetto wall, the Ghetto Heroes Square, Tadeusz Pankiewicz’s Pharmacy, Oskar Schindler’s Enamel Factory.
2 hours 15 minutes (approx.)
Rates – including tax
* If you need pick-up or drop-off service, please do not hesitate to contact me.