Day trip

Krakow: Schindler's Factory, Jewish Ghetto & Salt Mine Tour

Activity provider: Kraków Explorers

Krakow: Schindler's Factory, Jewish Ghetto & Salt Mine Tour

Activity provider: Kraków Explorers

From US$ 99.29 per person

Visit some of the most important historical sites around Krakow in one day. See Schindler's Factory and the former Jewish Ghetto, and make a trip to Wieliczka Salt Mine.

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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 15 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Schindler's Factory with a licensed museum guide
  • Walk around the former Jewish Ghetto and see the Empty Chair Monument
  • Discover the underground world of the centuries-old Wieliczka Salt Mine
Full description

Take a tour with a licensed museum guide of Schindler's factory, featured in Steven Spielberg's Oscar-winning film "Schindler's List." Learn about the story of a German entrepreneur who helped many Jews throughout the war. Stroll through the streets of Podgórze and see the evidence of the terrible events that took place during the Second World War. See a part of the undestroyed wall around the ghetto, houses where thousands of displaced Jews used to live, the pharmacy "Under the Eagle", and the Empty Chair Monument in the Heroes' Square, with its symbolic 68 chairs. Begin the second half of the tour and be driven to Wieliczka, a small town 10 kilometers from Krakow. Visit one of the largest old salt mines in Europe and explore it at your own pace without a guide. The depth of the 700-year-old mine is 340 meters, the total length of corridors and tunnels is over 245 kilometers. Walk along a route of more than 3 kilometers and see 20 halls, including the largest, St. Kinga's Church, named for the patroness of miners. Admire the underground church's interior, richly decorated with chandeliers and sculptures of saints carved out of salt. Experience the special curative microclimate in the mine and learn about the sanatorium, 135 meters below ground.

Includes
  • Admission tickets to the Schindler's Factory Museum and Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Schindler's Factory and Wieliczka Salt Mine museum guide
  • Transportation between Krakow and Wieliczka
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point

Meeting point is in front of the entrance to the museum (Oskar Schindler's Enamel Factory Museum). Your guide will wait holding an "excursions.city" sign. Please remember that this is a group tour with a strictly defined schedule. Schindler's Factory Museum definitely does not accept late arrivals. Groups enter punctually at the appointed time, late persons will not be admitted to the tour without the possibility of returning the money.

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