Free tour of the historic center and the Jewish quarter

Duration: 3h
Languages: Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on March 13, 2019

In Cracovia Histórica Tours we are committed to a new concept of tour where the most important thing is to delve into and delve into the history of the city, all in an attractive, entertaining and interesting way. If you are looking for a quality tour, do not hesitate and join our tours!

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

Tour description

It is the perfect route if you are visiting Krakow for the first time and you want to know its main monuments and the history they keep. Or if you do not have much time or do not want to do two separate tours with the increase in time that this would entail.

Through this route you will learn why the city of Krakow was declared a World Heritage Site , delighting us through its architectural diversity. Throughout this tour we will focus on visiting the two most touristic and fundamental areas of the city: the historic center and the Jewish quarter.

We will start our tour in the downtown area, visiting the theater , the medieval walls and other structures, and then we will go to the market square and focus on all the monumental load of it. Later we will visit the university neighborhood where figures of the stature of John Paul II or Copernicus received academic training.

The archbishop's palace or the Franciscan basilica will be other highlights and we will visit the entire Wawel complex , ascending the hill to analyze the city's cathedral and all the buildings that are part of this wonderful architectural complex.

You will also get to know one of the most traditional and interesting neighborhoods: "Kazimierz". This is where the first Jewish communities that arrived in the city settled. We will analyze the reasons for these settlements and how the coexistence between Jews and Catholics was carried out.

We will review the entire history of both communities in this area and delve into the aspects that have made the Jewish community one of the most important in history as well as one of the most controversial.

Likewise, I will provide you with all the advice and help you need to get the most out of your experience in the city.

Among others, we will see:

  • Juliusz Slowacki Theater
  • medieval walls
  • Barbican
  • St. Florian's Gate
  • Basilica of Santa Maria
  • clothing store
  • Tower of the old town hall
  • Eros Bendatto
  • St. Adalbert's Church
  • Monument to Adam Mickiewicz
  • Marketplace
  • Collegium Maius
  • Archiepiscopal Palace
  • Basilica of the Franciscans
  • Wawel complex
  • Cathedral
  • dragon sculpture
  • Tempel Synagogue
  • popper synagogue
  • Stara Synagogue
  • Monument to the victims of the holocaust
  • Monument to the Righteous Among the Nations
  • Monument to Polish victims during the occupation
  • jewish old cemetery
  • New Square
  • Jewish quarter medieval square
  • Jewish quarter walls
  • Plac Wolnica
  • Basilica of Corpus Christi

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  • Meeting point:
    plac Świętego Ducha 1, 31-023 Kraków,...
    plac Świętego Ducha 1, 31-023 Kraków, Poland
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    I will be by the door of the Juliusz Slowacki theater with a GRAY umbrella

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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Marisol 09 Dec 2022

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Travelled in couple - Dec 2022
El mejor guía, sin duda, q he tenido
Inma... 13 Nov 2022

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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022
Una experiencia muy recomendable!!!!!!
Mariano 01 Oct 2022
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Travelled alone - Oct 2022
Espectacular tour, súper completo sin recurrir a detalles de fechas y nombres que luego uno se olvida a los dos segundos. Mucha coherencia en el hilado de la historia de los lugares y la ciudad en general que hace fácil interesarse y seguir el tour, que abarcando tanto realmente es difícil de lograr pero sí que lo hace. Gracias!
Vanesa 16 Sep 2022

Empezando por el guía, Luis, un crack, muy simpático y cercano, sabe de lo que habla, acepta todas las preguntas y te anima a realizarlas, nos ofreció consejo y recomendaciones para mejorar nuestra visita, llegandonos a ofrecer su teléfono personal por si necesitábamos información. Se nota que disfruta con su trabajo. El tour fue muy dinámico y ameno, en ningun momento se hizo pesado, recorriendo los principales monumentos de la ciudad. Nos quedamos con las ganas de poder hacer algún otro tour con él. 100% recomendable.
Carlos 16 Sep 2022

Nos ha resultado una experiencia inolvidable.A su locuacidad y gracia añade conocimiento y rigor histórico en sus comentarios y explicaciones sobre los monumentos y espacios.Un deleite para nuestro grupo el haber tenido este simpático guía.Sin duda, muy recomendable.
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 4 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
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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