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Krakow: Tour by Electric Car & Optional Schindler’s Factory

1. Krakow: Tour by Electric Car & Optional Schindler’s Factory

Discover the city of Krakow in a day. Meet at the designated meeting point so you don't get lost in the city. Your driver/guide will take you on an unforgettable journey in an eco-friendly electric car. This method of transport guarantees that you can visit the city's 3 most historical districts in just 2 hours. Get to know the city and its history during this amazing city tour. Along the way you can expect to see the following: • Old Town: Wawel Castle, Barbakan, gorgeous churches, and many other historical buildings • Jewish Quarters: Breathtaking Christian churches, old Jewish synagogues, and historical buildings from the former city of Kazimierz • Ghetto: Remains of the Ghetto’s walls and Main Square as well as Schindler’s Factory After the 2 hour tour, you will be dropped off at the Schindler's Factory Museum. You will receive skip-the-line tickets (for an additional cost) and you will have 1 hour to visit the factory on your own. After 1 hour, you will be picked up from the factory and dropped off at the place where the tour started. If you prefer not to visit the factory, you will return to the tour starting point.

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Krakow: Private Guided City Tour by Electric Car

2. Krakow: Private Guided City Tour by Electric Car

After meeting with your guide, you will begin your city tour around Krakow in an electric car with an audio guide in your language. You will visit Old Town, Wawel Castle, the Jewish Quarter, former ghetto, and Schindler's Factory. Your tour will take 1.5 hours, and during your tour, you can listen to information about the history of Krakow and descriptions of the monuments in your choice of 28 languages. One car can take up to 7 people on board. In case of more people, there are next car available. The roof is panoramic, so you will be able to see the monuments clearly. During good weather the car will be open, but in case of rain, you can use transparent curtains so as to still see your surroundings.

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Krakow Segway Half Day Tour of the Jewish Quarter

3. Krakow Segway Half Day Tour of the Jewish Quarter

The major attractions of Krakow's Jewish Quarter are arranged just perfectly for a Segway. This tour combines history with fun and includes some amazing stories. The Jewish Quarter features sites from the movie Schindler's List, synagogues and squares and the Old Meat Market. The actual Oskar Schindler Factory is in the World War II Ghetto area, along with Heroes of the Ghetto Square.

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Krakow: Jewish Quarter Guided Walking Tour

4. Krakow: Jewish Quarter Guided Walking Tour

Kazimierz was once a Jewish district, and before World War II the Jewish culture flourished. But the area, and the neighbouring district of Podgórze, became the scene of Nazi devastation, with most of the remaining Jewish population fleeing following the war. However, since the late 1980s the area’s Jewish heritage has come back to life, the progress aided by the success of the Spielberg film, Schindler's List. Now, you can experience the history of this interesting district and see exactly why Spielberg chose it as the set for his Academy Award-winning movie. Wander through Kazimierz, then across the bridge to Podgórze to see Schindler’s factory and surviving remnants of the WWII ghetto. Along the way, you’ll see attractions such as the New Cemetery, a place where Krakow’s distinguished Jews were buried in the 19th and 20th centuries. You’ll also visit the Old Synagogue, the oldest remaining example of Jewish architecture in Poland. Built in the early 1500s, the synagogue is now the site of many exhibitions devoted to Polish Judaism. Another highlight is Isaac’s Synagogue. While the renovation of this historic building is still in progress, it is quite possible the most interesting and beautiful Jewish monument in Krakow.

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Krakow: Jewish Quarter and Ghetto Electric Golf Cart Tour

5. Krakow: Jewish Quarter and Ghetto Electric Golf Cart Tour

Travel to Kazimierz, the oldest district in Krakow on a group electric golf cart tour. Experience a place where Jewish and Christian cultures intertwine. View over 20 monuments in Kazimierz, and in the former Jewish ghetto. Ride along the vibrant streets of Kazimierz in a comfortable and eco-friendly vehicle. Cruise through twists and turns to discover charming shops and restaurants. Learn about the history of its inhabitants from your audio guide. Head to the former Jewish ghetto, which existed during the war. Find traces of those terrible events. Be moved as you see a fragment of the ghetto wall, the houses of displaced Jews, Pod Orłem pharmacy, and the monument in Ghetto Heroes Square.

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Krakow: E-Car City Tour

6. Krakow: E-Car City Tour

Embark on a journey of discovery through Poland's capital city in an eco-friendly electric car. In the company of a professional, English-speaking driver, visit 3 of the city's most iconic historical districts in just 2 hours. Benefit from an audio guide available in 8 languages to help you understand the city's rich history. After meeting your driver, head to the Old Town. Admire the beauty of Wawel Castle, as well as many gorgeous churches and the bishop's palace, the Jagiellonian University, and many other historical buildings. Next, head over to the Jewish Quarter. Here, see a mix of breathtaking Christian churches, old Jewish synagogues, and historical buildings. Finish your tour in the former Jewish Ghetto, where you can see the remains of the Ghetto walls and Main Square as well as the iconic Oscar Schindler's Factory.

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Krakow Sightseeing Tour by Heated Golf Cart

7. Krakow Sightseeing Tour by Heated Golf Cart

See the sights of Krakow from a different perspective on a 2-hour tour by electric golf cart. Learn the story of the city through the English language audio guide. Travel along the Royal Road as you explore the medieval Old Town. Pass attractions such as the Renaissance architecture of Cloth Hall on Main Market Square. Continue past St. Mary’s Church and the elegant Juliusz Słowacki Theatre. See the remains of the old town walls and St. Florian's Gate that formed part of the protective ramparts. Admire impressive monuments, such as the Czartoryski Museum and Jagiellonian University, one of the oldest universities in Europe. Continue to Wawel Castle, built for King Casimir III the Great in the 14th century. Then, explore the Jewish Quarter of Kazimierz and visit historic synagogues such as the Old Synagogue and Remah Synagogue. Pause for reflection at the site of the former Jewish Ghetto and see the factory owned by the World War II hero, Oskar Schindler.

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Krakow: 3-Hour Segway Supreme Tour

8. Krakow: 3-Hour Segway Supreme Tour

Take this complimentary Kraków tour on a Segway and find out all of the city's secrets! On this 3-hour tour, your tour guide will bring you into the medieval times of the former capital of Poland, recounting all the crazy stories about the kings who used to live in the Wawel Castle and also introduce you to local life in the Jewish Quarter! The Old Town, with its large medieval Main Square, will provide you with a trip down memory lane to the city's finest years. Your tour guide will tell you of Kraków and its unique history. You'll only fall in love with this city even more! Take a trip to the Jewish Quarter and discover the culture on which it was based, the architecture and everything that makes this part of the city so unique and different. Let yourself get lost for a moment in this magical place and enjoy some of the best Polish snacks - zapiekanki! Your tour guide will make sure the tour is perfectly balanced between fun and knowledge for the whole duration.

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Krakow: Tour of Podgórze Former Jewish Ghetto

9. Krakow: Tour of Podgórze Former Jewish Ghetto

Learn about the city's Jewish history with your professional guide. Visit the Jewish ghetto, and see Heroes Square and the ghetto wall monument. Visit Krakow's Podgórze district, the city's former Jewish ghetto during World War 2. The district is preserved to commemorate the memories of the victims, and to document the horrors of war. See the Ghetto Heroes Square, and learn about the eloquent symbolism of the monument consisting of dozens of empty chairs. See a fragment of the original ghetto wall that now serves as a pilgrimage site for many visitors Encounter the buildings where thousands of displaced Jews lived in cramped conditions. Hear commentary from your guide who will explain the history of this moving Krakow landmark.

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Krakow: Bike Tour of the Old Town, Kazimierz, and the Ghetto

10. Krakow: Bike Tour of the Old Town, Kazimierz, and the Ghetto

The joys of this tour lie not only in what you will discover but also in the simple pleasures of biking through the beautiful gardens, along the lazy Vistula river, and through the colorful streets of Kazimierz. Despite being extensive, the tour is not too strenuous and is suitable for all levels of fitness. There are plenty of stops for historical explanations and photo opportunities. The duration of the bike tour is 4 to 4.5 hours, including a 45-minute break for lunch at a traditional Polish restaurant where you can order anything from pirogies to Żurek, a sour wheat soup. The city bike tour begins every day under the Adam Mickiewicz statue in the main market square. 

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What people are saying about Krakow Jewish Ghetto

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 1,382 reviews

Such an amazing experience today on the tour! So helpful, with suggestions on where to eat and places to go. We opted to go to the museum and would highly recommend. Very informative! Can not fault this experience!

It was great. Guide( Tom) was really polite and good. Unfortunately, I had only one card with me so I couldn’t give tip but he deserved it for sure.

Our guide was fantastic! I learnt so much and I’ve been on this trip before! Honestly, the best guide! Thanks so much!

Really enjoyed the day the driver was very informative and helpful would defo recommend it

Great Krakow tour with a cool guide speaking many languages. We highly recommend.