Walking tour in Krakow’s famous Jewish Quarter

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Estimated duration 3 Hours
Meeting point In front of old synagogue, Szeroka Street
Up to 8 People
Tour type Cultural, Historic

A walking tour in Krakow to visit the Jewish Quarter, the former ghetto, where you will learn about the Polish Jewish community and its history in the city.

On this city tour in Krakow you will experience part of the history and backround of this city by walking around the Jewish district: Kazimierz

Kazimierz is on of the most iconic districts in Krakow, famous for being the former Jewish Ghetto and the place where the popular film The Schindler's List was shot in Krakow and made Kazimierz famous worldwide.

On this walking tour around Kazimierz, you will be able to see its seven synagogues among other places of interest like:

Old Synagogue: Called this way for being the oldest synagogue in Poland, it was called Alta Shul in Yiddish language.

Kazimierz Synagogues: Besides the already mentioned Old Synagogue, you will algo see the following: Remuh, Tempel, Izaak, Kupa and the High Synagogue

Jewish Cemetery: Also known as Remah Cemetery, it is an inactive cemetery now kept for historical purposes, created in 1535. In 1800, the New Jewish cemetery was established nearby

Plac Nowy: It is de New Market Square, it is a square that connects the Izaaka, Nowa, Mieselsa, Waschauera and Estery streets.

Schindler’s List filming spots: The most highlited places of this district that appeared in this film

Kazimierz street art: The original and modern paintings done in walls around Kazimierz

Plac Wolnica: It was historically the main square of Krakow, very near to the Kazimierz district

Kładka Bernatka: The so called Bridge of Love. A beautifully designed bridge you definitely need to see

Ghetto Heroes Square: A touching place, with 33 memorial chairs made of cast iron and bronze, symbolizing the the tragedy of the Polish Jewish during WWII and German occupation

Definitely a walking tour around Krakow's most fascinating places that you should definitely see.

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