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Krakow: Jewish Quarter & Ghetto Private Walking Tour

1. Krakow: Jewish Quarter & Ghetto Private Walking Tour

Visit Krakow’s old Jewish Quarter on a private tour with an expert local guide. Start the tour from wherever and at whatever time you choose, giving you flexibility to plan your day as you wish.  After you meet your guide, explore the narrow cobbled streets, squares, cozy restaurants and cafes serving up traditional Jewish-Polish dishes and old town houses.  See the major sights of the district, such as the synagogues, old cemetery, Monument to the Memory of Krakow Holocaust Victims, Jan Karsk’si Bench, Helena Rubinstein's birthplace, or the yard where the famous movie ‘Schindler's List’ was filmed.  In the Podgórze district, walk through the Ghetto Heroes Square with its 70 empty iron and bronze chairs, symbolizing the Polish Jews’ plight during World War II. To finish up, visit the remains of Ghetto Walls, before the end of the tour.

Krakow: Schindler's Museum, Płaszów, and Wieliczka Salt Mine

2. Krakow: Schindler's Museum, Płaszów, and Wieliczka Salt Mine

Get deep insights on Krakow's history with the Holocaust and the story of Oskar Schindler on this 2-day guided tour. Day 1: Go a walking tour to some of the filming locations of the movie 'Schindler's List' and learn about the story of Oskar Schindler from your guide. After the tour, you'll stop for lunch at a local café. Visit the Kraków-Płaszów concentration camp later in the afternoon. Learn about its dark history, and see memorials dedicated to remembering the victims of the Holocaust. Understand the impact of Nazi rule in the area and how the deportation of Jews from the Krakow Ghetto, beginning in 1942, came to pass. Day 2: Visit Oskar Schindler's Enamel Factory, now hosting two museums: the Museum of Contemporary Art and a branch of the Historical Museum of the City of Kraków. Broaden your understanding of Krakow's history with World War II and the life of Oskar Schindler. After the tour, you'll stop for lunch at a local café. Head to the Wieliczka Salt Mine as the last stop of your 2-day tour. Walk into one of the oldest mines in the world and an extraordinary place full of secrets and legends. Stroll past magnificent chambers, countless corridors and see majestic salt sculptures.


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What people are saying about Schindler's List Passage

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 5 reviews

Perfect tour with Dr. Magdalena Jackowska-Göbel. Perfect German, excellent knowledge of the subject, very friendly and helpful. An absolute recommendation.

I will definitely go with this company next time I'm in Krakow, the guide was superb, very knowledgable and said very interesting stories.