Krakow: Jewish Ghetto Private Tour with Synagogues

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Krakow: Jewish Ghetto Private Tour with Synagogues

From $77.99 per person

Explore the history of the Ghetto in Krakow on this private walking tour. Learn about its creation and what everyday life inside was like, before visiting the historic Old Synagogue and Remuh Cemetery. Choose from a basic 3-hour or extended 4-hour tour.

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Duration 3 - 4 hours
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English, French, German, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Italian
Wheelchair accessible
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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the Jewish Ghetto with a private guide
  • Visit the Old Synagogue - tickets are included
  • Hear about the turbulent history of the Kazimierz District
  • See the remains of the ghetto walls
  • Visit places related to the film Schindler's List
Full description
The Kraków Ghetto was one of 5 major metropolitan Jewish Ghettos created by Nazi Germany during the German occupation of Poland in World War II. It was established for the purpose of exploitation, terror, and persecution of local Polish Jews, as well as the staging area for separating the "abled workers" from those who would later be deemed unworthy of life. The Ghetto was liquidated between June 1942 and March 1943, with most of its inhabitants sent to their deaths at Auschwitz Concentration Camp. On the basic 3-hour tour option, pass through the streets of ghetto territory, viewing fragments of the ghetto walls. Listen to true stories about everyday life, before entering the synagogue that survived the Second World War and is still functioning. Admire the famous Szeroka Street, seeing the Old Synagogue and the original Schindler’s Factory. You will even be able to see where some scenes of Steven Spielberg’s film Schindler’s List were captured. Upgrade to the extended 4-hour tour option, and include visits to Kazimierz, the Old Jewish Quarter including Temple, Remuh Old Synagogues and Remuh Cemetery.
Includes
  • Professional private guide speaking in chosen foreign language
  • 3 or 4-hour tour (depending on option chosen)
  • Ticket to the Temple Old Synagogue (basic 3-hours version)
  • Ticket to the Temple, Remuh Old Synagogues and Remuh (Jewish) Cemetery (extended 4-hours version)
  • Guided tour of Kazimierz including Old Jewish Quarter
  • Information and commentary about the city's past and present

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    Kazimierz Hotel, Miodowa 16, 33-332 Kraków, Poland

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    • Please notice that the the synagogue is closed on Saturdays
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.8 / 5

    based on 10 reviews

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    • Value for money
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    • Service
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    Our tour guide was Christina - an older woman with a wealth of knowledge. It has brought us closer to the Jewish tradition and history in connection with the past of the city of Kraków. Whether synagogue, house, bookshop or restaurant - she answered all of our questions and gave a lot of background information. It was a great tour, which we can recommend.

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    February 9, 2020

    It was worth every penny!

    We booked last minute on the evening beforehand via the Internet and received an answer straight away. The very good German speaking guide was on time at the agreed place and immediately started the incredibly interesting tour. We visited everything that is important to us and received important background information that is not in any travel guide. We are happy to have chosen the private tour.

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    October 30, 2018

    we enjoyed our great guide !! who took us around all corners of Krakow and its history !! really recommended

    March 20, 2019

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