Kraków is a city with centuries-old history. During the Second World War the city became a scene of many horrifying events but also a witness of many acts of human heroism. If you want to explore this part of city history choose the tour Krakow under Nazi occupation: Schindler’s Factory, Ghetto Pharmacy & Gestapo Headquarters.
Your tour will began in front of former administrative building of Oskar Schindler’s Enamel Factory at 4 Lipowa Street where you will meet with your guide. Inside the building you will be able to see exhibition “’Kraków under Nazi Occupation 1939–1945” during hour and a half guided tour. Exhibition is constructed as a journey through time and space, as each of the rooms are presenting different place in the city in different time. Because of very interactive way of presentation you will be able to feel like a witness of those events. Museum is situated in original building that was a part of a factory of Oskar Schindler and story of Him and his workers will be also presented to you, highlight of the tour will be a visit in the reconstructed office of Oskar Schindler. After finishing the first part of the tour, after short break your guide will lead you to The Eagle Pharmacy where you will receive additional information about Jewish Ghetto in Krakow and dreadful living conditions in which people were forced to exist in. The exhibition script is based on the memoirs of Tadeusz Pankiewicz, the owner of the pharmacy and an eye-witness of the tragic events inside Jewish District. As his memoirs are very personal you will be able to feel strong connection he had with inhabitants of the district and you will be able to learn little bit more how he tried to help them.
You will be able to extend the sightseeing on other day as you will receive passes to former Gestapo Headquarters were you will have a chance to visit exhibition “People of Kraków in Times of Terror 1939-1945-1956” and original cells were captives were held and interrogated, with remainings of their last words in scripted upon the walls.
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