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  1. Poland
  2. Lesser Poland
  3. Krakow
  4. Kazimierz

Krakow Jewish Quarter: 2-Hour Guided Private Tour

Product ID: 185396
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Enjoy a guided, 2-hour tour of the Jewish Quarter’s most prominent historical landmarks with a local PhD history graduate. Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the old streets of beautiful Kazimierz, and feel the unique charm of the Jewish city.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Polish
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • 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
Full description
Shalom at the Jewish Kazimierz! The historic district of Krakow was for centuries seen as the Jewish capital city of the former Polish and Lithuanian Commonwealth. Kazimierz was home to world-famous Rabbis including the most famous one, Moses Ben Israel Isserles, also known as Remu. You can find here the Old Synagogue, one of the oldest preserved synagogues in Central Europe, as well as 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 also 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. The 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 (the Eagle Pharmacy) and Oskar Schindler (Enamel Factory).

Your guide will be a history teacher and PhD student, who has for many years been fascinated by history, especially the history of Christianity and Israel. He is a Polish native and is well-traveled, having spent extensive time in the countries of both Sweden and Israel, but is glad to call Poland his home.
Includes
  • Private guided walking tour
  • English-speaking guide
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance tickets
  • Admission ticket to Schindler's factory
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point

The Old Synagogue (front door), Szeroka 24

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From £65.42 £37.94 Per group up to 7

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Krakow Tour Guide

Product ID: 185396