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Liban Quarry: Our most recommended tours and activities

Schindler's Factory, Ghetto and Plaszow Camp Guided Tour

1. Schindler's Factory, Ghetto and Plaszow Camp Guided Tour

Visit Schindler’s Factory on this guided tour. This tour includes the admission ticket, so there’s no need to worry about buying a ticket on the day. Learn about the history of Schindler’s Factory and the Jewish Ghettos from your guide as you explore the museum and its surroundings. See interactive exhibitions in the Schindler’s Factory museum and visit the former Kraków-Płaszów concentration camp. Walk past buildings where thousands of displaced Jewish people lived and stop at the remaining pieces of the wall that surrounded the Jewish ghetto.

Krakow: Schindler's Factory & Płaszow Camp Guided Tour

2. Krakow: Schindler's Factory & Płaszow Camp Guided Tour

Learn about the different faces of the occupation of Krakow and its inhabitants during World War II on a guided walking tour, including a visit to the famous Oskar Schindler Factory Museum, and to the nearby former concentration camp in Płaszów. Meet your expert guide at Oskar Schindler's Factory. Learn about the presence of the famous German industrialist Oskar Schindler, who saved 1,200 Jews and Holocaust victims during World War II by transferring prisoners to his factories in Poland and the Czech Republic. Next, make your way to the Podgórze district, where the Jewish Ghetto was once located. You will see a part of the undestroyed wall around the ghetto, the pharmacy Under the Eagle, whose owner helped thousands of Jews, and a monument with 68 chairs in the Jewish Heroes' Square. Next, visit the sites of the former concentration camp in Płaszow, which is depicted in Steven Spielberg's Schindler's List movie, and which supplied several military factories and a quarry with labor workers. The area which held the camp now consists of sparsely wooded hills and fields, with one large memorial to all the victims, erected in 1964, and several smaller ones. This tour is designed for the curious visitor who wants to do more than just scratch the surface. 

Krakow-Plaszow: Former Nazi Concentration Camp Guided Tour

3. Krakow-Plaszow: Former Nazi Concentration Camp Guided Tour

Meet your guide on the central site of the former ghetto in Krakow, from where the inhabitants were deported to the places of extermination during the war. Take a short tram ride to reach the site left over from one of these camps. Hear a guide about the history of the Kraków-Płaszów concentration camp, which was opened in 1940 as a forced labor camp and then converted into a concentration camp in 1941. On a walking tour, see different parts of the camp and learn about the intense work done in the military quarries and factories. Get an in-depth insight into what life was like in the camp. Explore the life of Oskar Schindler and hear how the camp was portrayed in the 1993 film "Schindler's List". Visit a replica of the camp built under the direction of Steven Spielberg in the Liban Quarry, a few hundred meters away. Pay your respects at the several memorials dedicated to the victims of Nazism.

Krakow: Discovering the Best Local Brews on a Walking Tour

4. Krakow: Discovering the Best Local Brews on a Walking Tour

If every good story starts with a beer, start your adventure in Krakow with our tour. Remember, it's not just another pub crawl. It's a tour that will introduce you to the world of beer and present Krakow's Kazimierz district - an area with an incredibly rich history that today is also an alternative and entertaining part of Krakow. We will introduce you to the world of Polish and local breweries. You will learn why beer was considered healthier than water and why soup made from beer was served instead of coffee in the past. Currently, Poland is an absolute world leader in craft beer production. This tour is a must for beer lovers and beyond. Discover the culture and taste of this city.

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4.7 / 5

based on 11 reviews

Paulina was an amazing guide. So friendly and informative. We enjoyed every part of this activity and would highly recommend it