Krakow Jewish Quarter and the Ghetto Free Walking Tour

Duration: 2h
Languages: English
Quality Verified Registered on November 12, 2019

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!

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

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

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  • Meeting point:
    plac Mariacki 9, 33-332 Kraków, Poland
    plac Mariacki 9, 33-332 Kraków, Poland
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    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.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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Marcus 03 Nov 2023

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Travelled in group - Nov 2023
Only the 4 of us turned up... a private tour.... so very attentive
Lucy 29 Oct 2023

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Travelled in couple - Oct 2023
She was amazing! It was just the two of us on the tour, very knowledgable, really interesting history of the Jewish community in krakow, showed us great areas and gave good recommendations. We felt very at ease and it was friendly answering all our questions. Thankyou
Dayan 21 Oct 2023

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Travelled alone - Oct 2023
Ella was amazing! Knowledgeable, straight to the point, easy going and showed all the main interesting points of the historical places! Highly recommend
Brit 21 Oct 2023

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Travelled in couple - Oct 2023
Slavek gave us a very good insight into Jewish life in Krakow especially during Holocaust. The stories were horrible but true and we were well prepared when we visited Schindler’s factory
Gene 18 Oct 2023

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Travelled in couple - Oct 2023
Ella was super knowledgeable and had great delivery of content. Loved her perspective being a local Krakowian. Made the trip much pleasant and memorable.
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What should you know?

Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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