Krakow: Jewish Quarter Walk

Kazimierz was declared a town in 1335 by King Kazimierz the Great. Jewish community lived here under protection of the King together with ethnic Poles and were granted the freedom of trade, travel and worship. In 1800 Kazimierz became a district of Krakow and during World War 2 it lost completely its Jewish community. Today it is best preserved Jewish district in Europe where Jewish heritage is visible at every corner of every street. Let our guides take you for a walk through this very special place full of history, precious monuments and artistic atmosphere with cozy cafes, bars, restaurants, galleries and antique shops.

We offer private guided walking tours of Kazimierz Jewish Quarter on request

Tour itinerary:

  1. meeting our private city guide in chosen language at your hotel at chosen time (if your hotel is located too far from Kazimierz Jewish District, we suggest meeting point in this area or at additional cost we can provide private transfer service)
  2. walking tour of Kazimierz up to 2 hours total that includes all important sites of this district of the city:
  • Szeroka street – former Main Market Square of Jewish town with historical buildings, tenements and restaurants
  • house of Helena Rubinstein – one of Krakow’s Jewish businesswomen who made Kazimierz famous all over the world, founder of the Helena Rubinstein international cosmetics brand
  • the monument to Krakow Victims of the Holocaust – dedicated to Krakow Jews murdered by the German Nazis during World War II
  • Jan Karski bench – bench with the figure of the legendary courier and emissary of the Polish Underground State, a witness to the Holocaust
  • the Mikveh – Jewish ritual bathhouse
  • the Remuh Synagogue – still-functioning, the second oldest Jewish prayer house in Krakow, a Jewish cemetery of the same name is located right next to the Remuh Synagogue
  • the Old Synagogue – one of the oldest preserved synagogues in Poland and one of the most valuable monuments of Jewish religious architecture in Europe
  • the New Square – square with market function, nowadays popular for located in a rounded building small bars serving Zapiekanki (type of casseroles)
  • the Corpus Christi Basilica – built in 1335 Gothic church founded by King Casimir III the Great.
  • the Tempel Synagogue – center of Jewish culture in Krakow, venue of a lot of concerts and meetings, especially during the Jewish festival
  • some of the sites from Steven Spielberg’s film – Schindler’s List

Whole tour lasts up to 2 hours

Prices:

  • 350 PLN per person (1 person)
  • 180 PLN per person (2 persons)
  • 120 PLN per person (3 persons)
  • 90 PLN per person (4 persons)
  • 80 PLN per person (5 persons)
  • 70 PLN per person (6 persons)
  • Contact us (7 persons or more)

What is included?:

  • service of professional private city guide in chosen language for up to 2 hours walking sightseeing tour of Kazimierz Jewish Quarter

This private tour is available in following languages: English, Spanish, German, Italian, French, Portuguese, Russian, Ukrainian, Swedish and others

*some languages may be subject of availability and prices can vary

Choose number of participants and date:

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