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Learn about Krakow’s Jewish heritage and World War II history on a 3-hour walking tour of Kazimierz, the city’s Jewish quarter. Pass by top landmarks including Oskar Schindler’s factory, the Old Synagogue and more. As you stroll through the streets, an expert guide will fill you in on the area’s rich and poignant history, from its 14th-century origins through the Holocaust.


  • 3-hour walking tour of Kazimierz in Krakow
  • Learn the history of the Jewish in Krakow and the events of World War II in the city
  • Hear about Steven Spielberg’s filming of Schindler’s List in Kazimierz
  • See Oskar Schindler’s enamelware factory, which saved many Jewish lives during WWII
  • Finish the tour at the entrance to Schindler's Factory. Continue your journey and choose the option with the "Tracing Oskar Schindler" where you can explore the Factory on a 90 minute guided tour.

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What You Can Expect

Small-Group Walking Tour of Kazimierz in Krakow

Old Synagogue in Kazimierz in Krakow

Meet your guide in Krakow’s UNESCO-listed Old Town to begin your tour, which covers the history of the area along with its depiction in film. Gaze up at the 11th-century St Adalbert, one of the country's oldest churches, before heading to the Jewish quarter.

Home to a large Jewish community from the 1300s to World War II, the landscape of Kazimierz changed drastically during the Holocaust, when the community disappeared as a result of mass deportations. Study the surviving architecture as you walk with your guide, including the High Synagogue and Old Synagogue, and see the area's remaining testaments to the residents who once flourished there.

Conclude your tour with a stop at Oskar Schindler’s factory, where many Jewish lives were saved during WWII. Today the factory has been renovated into a museum dedicated to the stories and history of the lives lost. Finish the tour in front of the museum, where you can continue your journey on a guided tour (if option selected)

Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2017

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


5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2016

excellent tour guide

Shohreh D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2016

Excellent! Highly recommended!

Matt D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

I would highly recommend this tour if you're interested in learning about the history of the Jewish people in Krakow. We covered a lot of ground ending at Schindler's Factory during the tour, but the best part was our guide. Big guy with a voice to match, who is a subject area expert in all that he covers. I feel terrible because I don't recall the guide's name, but if you book this tour and see this guy at the beginning, you're in for a treat.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Great tour and a great guide. Really nice and informative! Recommend it!

Evelyn S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Amazing the historical data the tourist guide gave us. It is totally worth it

Henk P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Jack is a very knowledgeable guide who brings the story to life. We really enjoyed the walking tour of Jewish Krakow and can highly recommend it to others.

Mary-Lou H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Friendly and informative guide. The tour met our expectations really well. Finishing at the Oskar Schindler museum gave us an opportunity to look around afterwards on our own and we returned to Kazimierz afterwards for a delicious lunch. A great tour.

Jane Y

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

I booked this tour prior to us travelling thinking it would be a great start to our 4 day break to get our bearings and I wasn't dissapointed. It was even better than anticipated as it was just myself, my husband and our tour guide Sylvia which was just perfect...Would highly recommend, Thank you.

robinfischle Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

This tour was interesting in that it gave an insightful look at the Kazimierz area of Krakow. The guide was knowledgeable and interesting.

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