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Krakow: Kazimierz, Jewish Ghetto and Schindler's Factory

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Experience a guided tour of Jewish history in Krakow. Discover Kazimierz ─ the center of Jewish life before the war, see the remnants of the former ghetto, and listen to the touching story of Schindler's List.

Highlights

  • Discover the former Jewish ghetto of Krakow
  • Visit one of the largest synagogue complexes in Europe
  • Finish the tour at Schindler’s Factory and explore it at your own pace
  • Learn about the places you pass with your audioguide

Description

Learn about the everyday lives of the Jewish community before and during World War II. In a tour of a maximum of 12 people, you will learn about the beginning of Nazi occupation, the first resettlements and the harsh conditions of life in the ghetto. The tour starts in Kazimierz where you will see the Jewish Quarter, the center of Jewish life until the beginning of World War II. Explore the neighborhood and learn about one of the largest synagogue complexes in Europe. From Kazimierz you will head towards Podgórze, the district where the Jewish ghetto was located. The tour passes the Ghetto Heroes Square with its meaningful monument of empty chairs, the Eagle Pharmacy, and fragments of the Ghetto Wall.  At the end, you will get an insight into the history of Oskar Schindler and see the original factory which now houses the Historical Museum of Kraków. The tour ends in front of Schindler’s Factory which you can explore on your own, or you can be dropped off at the starting point.

Includes

Driver Audio guide available in several languages

Important Information

  • Please note that the museum might be closed on holidays, you can call or visit the museum's website for further information.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

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