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Krakow Jewish Quarter and the Ghetto Free Walking Tour

  • Kraków
  • Available in: English

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We are Cracow Free Tours guides, we love our city and would like you to fall in love with Krakow as well. Among our guides there are professional licensed guides, historians and museum workers who love to introduce Krakow to the visitors. As we are all locals, we can also give you many interesting tips on how to spend the best of your time here. You can ask any question and ... More »

We are Cracow Free Tours guides, we love our city and would like you to fall in love with Krakow as well. Among our guides there are professional licensed guides, historians and museum workers who love to introduce Krakow to the visitors. As we are all locals, we can also give you many interesting tips on how to spend the best of your time here. You can ask any question and we will do our best to answer it! Our tours are specially designed to present the history, monuments, folklore, legends and anecdotes of Krakow, which was the former capital of Poland, so it has a great significance to the Polish nation. Join our tours and discover the city with us!

About the tour

Join our free tour of the Jewish Kazimierz and the Ghetto to explore the places where the Jewish community thrived before the Holocaust.

The Jewish Quarter in Krakow is an exceptional place, as this is the only Quarter of its kind that survived the Nazi occupation in Poland. Why? and What are the historians’ theories about it? We will bring it to light during our tour that covers the most important synagogues in Kazimierz district and the places where famous Jewish people lived peacefully next to the Christian community for centuries. The last part of our tour will take you to the Ghetto where Nazis located all the Jews of Krakow in March 1941.

We will talk about the Holocaust, Oscar Schindler, ‘Schindler’s List’ by Spielberg, and many other important issues. On the way back we will walk along the same streets where Schindler's List was filmed.

This tour includes:

-Remuh Synagogue

-Szeroka Street

-Isaac Synagogue

-The Old Jewish Cemetery

-The Nowy Square, the heart of Kazimierz night life district

-Schindler’s List filming sites

-Corpus Christi Church

-Kazimierz Market Square

-The lovers' bridge

-Ghetto Heroes Square

Meeting point
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How to find me: In front of St. Mary's Basilica, at the Main Square. Look for our guide with the red umbrella with the head of the dragon on it.
Tour duration: 2 hours

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What's the price?

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Ratings 96

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Marten

4 days ago

Had a great private tour from ena. Lot of interesting storys and a lot of fun.

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Thiago

18 days ago

Ewa was really friendly and knowledge !!

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Dominika

20 days ago

Really good tour! Loved everything about it! Guide Dale was very knowledgeable and plesent. I come from Poland but still was able to discover a lot of things:)

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Ewelina Suwada

20 days ago

Great Tour!

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Sandra

23 days ago

Excellent Tour!!

Ewa our tour guide was very friendly and her knowledge about Krakow and the Jewish in Poland was very good.

After we finish the tour we understood more about Jewish culture.

I would definitely recommend this tour to anyone who is interesting in knowing about the history of Jewish in Poland.

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Barbara

23 days ago

Perfect, a very nice guide, good English, a lot of information.... I will recommend your Organisation

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