Old Jewish District
This 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, to Schindler's List Factory Museum and the Synagogue.
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.