A Walk in Kazimierz – Jewish Quarter Krakow Free Tour

Jewish Quarter Krakow Free Tour

See the 700-year-old history of Kazimierz Krakow on this Jewish Quarter Krakow Free Walking tour.

From its roots as an independent Royal City, Kazimierz became the centre of Jewish life in Poland. Learn the history of this fascinating area. How it began and how it was irrevocably changed by World War Two.

On this 2.5 hour tour, you will visit Krakow Old Synagogue and the heart of Jewish quarter Krakow. Before turning our attention to the former Krakow ghetto and the empty chairs holocaust memorial.

We discuss the Nazi occupation of World War Two. As well as controversial heroes like Oskar Schindler. We visit the Krakow ghetto wall and filming locations from the movie Schindler’s List.

You will also learn about Kazimierz, Krakow since the war. We look at how this once forgotten part of Krakow is now a revived hub of street art and great food. No Krakow city break is complete without a visit to Jewish Quarter Krakow.​

Location: Outside St. Mary’s Basilica (Krakow main square)- Rynek Głowny 4.
Time: 3.30pm everyday
Duration: 2.5 hours​

Look for the Blue- City Walks Krakow umbrella!​

*If you’re running late, catch up with us at 3.50pm outside Hamsa restaurant in Kazimierz: Szeroka 2

Jewish Quarter Krakow- Free Walking Tour Highlights

  • Krakow Old Synagogue
  • Remuh Synagogue
  • Schindler’s list film location
  • Former Krakow Ghetto
  • Krakow Ghetto Wall
  • Empty Chairs memorial
  • Plac Nowy
  • History of Kazimierz
  • Nazi Invasion
  • Ghetto Pharmacy

Meeting Point

When:
Every day at 3.30pm

Where:
in front of St.Mary’s Church in the Old Town (Rynek Glowny 4)

How Long:
2.5 hours

Look out for our guides with the Blue City Walks Krakow umbrellas!

Rynek Główny 4, Kraków, Poland