This walking tour leads you into the south-east district of Krakow – Kazimierz, historical centre of Jewish religious and social life. Kazimierz was originally founded as a separate town near Krakow where, since 14th century Jews had the right to settle down.
Szeroka Street is a remnant of the former market square with Old Synagogue, Isaac's Synagogue and Remuh Synagogue. You will also visit Podgorze quarter - where ghetto was established, Schindler's factory on 4 Lipowa Street (during WWII enamelled pots and pans were manufactured here. Oskar Schindler, an ethnic German industrialist from Czechoslovakia, saved Jews from labour camps by employing them in this factory. His story was told in Schidler’s List ) and Plaszow Camp Memorial (the large monument commemorating all the victims who died in the Plaszow concentration camp. Established in 1942 near the site of an old granite quarry, it was the largest concentration camp in Krakow area).
Includes: english speaking guide, 2 admission fees, transportation by minibus.
Route: Kazimierz – Podgorze - Plaszow
Please note: This Tour requires a minimum of 2 passengers for it to operate.
Please note: Due to construction work taking place around Krakow, morning departures may be subject to delays in traffic. Work is scheduled to be complete by the end of 2018
Operated: every Monday and Friday for minimum 2 people. From April 2014 tour will also operate on Tuesday and Thursday.
Duration: 3.5 hrs
Note: Synagogues Remuh and Isaac's are closed on Saturday and during Jewish holidays. The Old Synagogue is closed on the first Saturday and Sunday of a month.
Meeting Point: Sheraton Hotel, Powisle Street 7, Krakow, at the main entrance of the hotel.
Tour starts at 09.10am
Other Meeting Points:
Please note that hotel pick ups will take place from 08.00am to 09.10am and you will need to call the resort office to confirm your pick up point & time.
A bus for colleting guests from bus stops.
Minibus for the sightseeing.
2 people minimum passenger requirements.
When you’ve Booked: You’ll receive an initial confirmation from us immediately. We will then send your booking details to the supplier within 48 hours to request confirmation. Once they confirm that your requested date and ticket is available, we will email your confirmation which will include the local operator’s contact details and any relevant information.