Private Tour with local expert
Shalom from the Jewish Kazimierz! During the Walking tour in Krakow you will discover a historic Jewish district of Krakow. Kazimierz for centuries was seen as the Jewish capital city of the former Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Kazimierz was home to world famous Rabbis including 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 the extraordinary atmosphere of Kazimierz. The famous Szeroka Street hosts the biggest Jewish Festival in Europe.
Testimonials: If all your guides are as good as Sev your training programme must be excellent. He was so personable, knowledgable friendly & above all passionate about his job. He went over & beyond what we expected from the tour. I cannot praise & thank him enough for explaining the history of the wonderful city of Krakov.
The Walking tour in Krakow is also an important history lesson of World War II, featured in Steven Spielberg’s Schindler’s List film. The old Jewish ghetto in the Podgórze district is associated with this turbulent period. Kazimierz district also tells the story of brave and devoted people who in the 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 (Eagle Pharmacy) and Oskar Schindler (Enamel Factory). All of them risked their own lives to help thousands of people.
A guided tour of the Jewish Kazimierz is a fascinating adventure, during which you will visit one of the most beautiful districts of Krakow. You will be able to visit places related to the Schindler’s List movie, and hear some fascinating stories about World War II. During the tour you will see the most important monuments associated with the Krakow Jewish community.
Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the old streets of beautiful Kazimierz and feel the unique charm of the Jewish city. The Jewish quarter tour is a fascinating and unforgettable adventure!
- Explore one of the most beautiful Jewish cities in Europe with a credited history teacher
- Visit sites related to the film “Schindler’s List”
- See the Jewish Ghetto area
- Hear inspiring stories from the Second World War
- Go to the district of Zabłocie where Oskar Schindler’s factory is located
Walking tour in Krakow Jewish Quarter & Ghetto 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, Jan Karski’s Bench, Ghetto wall, the Ghetto Heroes Square, Tadeusz Pankiewicz’s Pharmacy, Oskar Schindler’s Enamel Factory.
2 hours (approx.)
- Private guided walking tour
- English-speaking guide
Rates – including tax
320 zł / 76 EUR (1-6 participants)
Starting time (tours operate in all weather conditions)
11:00 AM / 1:30 PM
Meeting point: Szeroka 24, 33-332 Kraków