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  • Location: Krakow, Poland
  • Duration: 3 hours (approx.)
From USD $26.87

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Get to know Krakow’s Jewish and World War II history on a walking tour of Kazimierz, the historically Jewish section of the city. With a guide, see sights like Old Synagogue and learn about the district’s rich history, from Jewish settlement in the 14th century to the Holocaust. Plus, see the site of Oskar Schindler’s factory and other locations from 'Schindler’s List,' the Academy Award-winning movie partly filmed in Kazimierz.


  • Led by a local guide
  • Small-group tour
Make your way to Krakow Old Town and meet your guide at St Adalbert Church, where your walking tour starts. Take a moment to admire the 11th-century St Adalbert, one of the oldest stone churches in Poland, and then follow your guide south to Kazimierz.

As you walk along the lively streets filled with cafes and restaurants, hear from your guide about the district’s long history, which was home to Krakow’s mixed Jewish-Polish population from the 14th century until World War II, when most of Krakow’s Jews were killed during the Holocaust. Learn about the mass deportation of Kazimierz residents to the Nazi concentration camps and how the district fell to ruin once all traces of Jewish life disappeared.

Kazimierz is full of life once again, but only the architecture tells you that this was once Jewish area, and you’ll see some of the synagogues that surprisingly survived the war, including Old Synagogue and High Synagogue. When you enter the western part of the district, you’ll notice a change – this part of Kazimierz was traditionally Catholic. Walk by Christian sites like Catholic churches and Skalka (the Church on the Rock).

Finally, arrive at Oskar Schindler’s enamelware factory, which saved many Jews from death when Schindler employed them to work there – a story made famous by Steven Spielberg’s movie Schindler’s List. The factory today is a museum dedicated to the history and tragedies of Krakow’s Nazi occupation.

Finish the tour in front of the museum, where you can continue your journey.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Szczepanski Square
Departure Time:
3 hours (approx.)
Return Details:
Concludes near the Schindler factory/museum

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Walking Tour

Small-Group Walking Tour of Kazimierz in Krakow

USD $26.87
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Tracing Oskar Schindler option

This "Tracing Oskar Schindler" option includes the original walking tour of Kazimierz and a fascinating 90 minute tour of Schindler's factory where you will gain a real insight into WWII Krakow.

USD $48.37
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Small-Group Walking Tour of Kazimierz in Krakow

Old Synagogue in Kazimierz in Krakow

  • Professional guide
  • Entrance to Schindler Factory (if "Tracing Oskar Schindler" option is chosen on purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fees (unless "Tracing Oskar Schindler" option is chosen on purchase)
  • Gratuities (optional)
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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Eunice, January 2017

Very interesting tour. You get it all in without having to search your way around the city.

Reviewed by: SHARON W, December 2016

excellent tour guide