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The District of Kazimierz is the historical Jewish part of Krakow. Its narrow streets and courts are full of interesting Jewish architecture. Founded in 1335 by King Kazimierz the Great, this district used to be a separate city altogether.
|EVERYDAY TOUR IN ENGLISH|
|60 PLN||50 PLN|
JEWISH QUARTER TOUR INCLUDES:
- 3 hours walking tour with professional English speaking guide
Starting Time: 10:00 everyday
Tours in other languages are organized on request.
Meeting Point: St. Adalbert's Church, Main Market Square
Duration of the tour: ca. 3 hours
The Schindler's List Tour is unavailable on December 25th and 26th , 1st of January and Easter Sunday.
THE NEW CEMENTARY, UL.MIODOWA 55: A place where many of Krakow’s distinguished Jews were buried in the 19th and 20th century.
THE OLD SYNAGOGUE, UL.SZEROKA 24: The oldest remaining example of Jewish architecture in Poland. Built in the early 1500's, it is now the site of many exhibitions devoted to Polish Judaism.
ISAAC’S SYNAGOGUE, UL.KUPA 18: The renovation of this Judaic-baroque style Synagogue is still in progress, yet it is quite possibly the most interesting and beautiful Jewish monument in Krakow.
MORE ABOUT THE TOUR:
During this tour we will take you to the former Jewish district of Kazimierz - now becoming the artistic centre of Krakow filled with designer café’s. The trendy location surrounded by buildings that witnessed shocking Holocaust history is also the place where before World War II, Jewish culture flourished for centuries and a film set for Steven Spielbergs Oscar winner. Then, we continue to the district of Podgórze to see Schindler's factory and the surviving remnants of the second World War ghetto.
There will be also time for:
- 1/2 hour coffee break to discuss the social and economical situation of Poland,
- funny stories and legends.
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