Guided tour

Krakow: Jewish Ghetto Guided Walking Tour

Activity provider: INTERCRAC Ltd.

Krakow: Jewish Ghetto Guided Walking Tour

Activity provider: INTERCRAC Ltd.

From US$ 9.83 per person

Learn the history of the former Jewish Ghetto in Krakow on a walking tour with a guide. Visit the memorial in Ghetto Heroes Square. Find out more about the Holocaust and the Nazi occupation of Poland.

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Duration 1 hour
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German, French, Spanish, English

Experience

Highlights
  • Deepen your understanding of Krakow's Jewish history
  • Learn about life in Krakow's Jewish Ghetto
  • Pay a silent tribute to the helpless victims and heroes of the war
  • See Ghetto Heroes Square and its memorial made of chairs
  • Hear about the heroism of everyday people
Full description

Learn about the most tragic period in Krakow's history on a guided tour. Walk through streets that still bear the scars of the terrible events they witnessed.

Meet your guide outside the Emalia factory-museum. Hear about Schindler's exploits. Next, stop at a fragment of the walls that once surrounded the ghetto. Get an introduction to the uprising, the ghetto's history, and its topography.

Then, visit Ghetto Heroes Square, the center of life in the so-called Jewish Housing District. Discover how the Kraków Jews were forced to live during the war. Pay tribute to them at the monument commemorating the victims of the Holocaust. Learn about the monument's meaningful symbolism.

Next, visit the Eagle Pharmacy, whose owner, Tadeusz Pankiewicz, helped Jews in various ways during the occupation. Listen to the stories of the everyday heroism of ordinary people during a terrible period of history.

Includes
  • Guide
  • Walking tour
  • Entrance fees to any of the attractions
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet at the main entrance to Oskar Schindler's Enamel Factory. Your guide will be holding an "excursions.city" sign.

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May 4, 2022

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