Explore the history of the Ghetto in Krakow on this private walking tour. You can learn about its creation and what everyday life inside was like, before visiting the historic Old Synagogue.

  • Explore the Krakow Ghetto with a private guide
  • Visit the Old Synagogue or Temel Synagogue
  • Hear about the history of the Kazimierz District
  • See the remains of the ghetto walls
  • Visit places related to the film Schindler’s List

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  • 3 - 4 hours
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  • Live GuideEnglish, German, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Polish
  • Walking tour
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The Krakow Ghetto was one of 5 major metropolitan Jewish Ghettos. Nazi created it during the German occupation of Poland in World War II. The purpose of establishing the Ghetto was exploitation, terror and persecution of Poland Jews. It was also the staging area for separating the “abled workers” from those who would later be deemed unworthy of life. The Ghetto was liquidated between June 1942 and March 1943, with most of its inhabitants sent to their deaths at Auschwitz Concentration Camp. You will pass through the streets of Krakow Ghetto territory, viewing fragments of the ghetto walls. Listen to true stories about everyday life.


Krakow Ghetto Tour – discover history in authentic Ghetto

You will also enter the synagogue that survived the WWII and is still functioning. Admire famous Szeroka Street as well as the original Schindler’s Factory. You will even be able to see where some scenes of Steven Spielberg’s film Schindler’s List were captured. In this option you will enter Tempel Synagogue which is authentic Jewish building or Old Synagogue Museum which shows facts of Jewish culture and history by exhibitions.

In case that isn’t enough for you, you can upgrade to the extended 4-hour tour option. It includes visit in Remuh Old Synagogues as well as Remuh Cemetery. This synagogue has great and also long history. In addition it’s still functioning. Cementary is right next to it and has first graves dated for 1555 year. That means big part of Jewish history which you will find out with our local guide.

  • Guided tour of Kazimierz including Old Jewish Quarter 
  • Professional private guide speaking in chosen foreign language
  • Ticket to the Tempel or Old Synagogue (basic 3-hours version)
  • Ticket to the Remuh Synagogue with ticket to Remuh (Jewish) Cemetery and the Tempel or Old Synagogue (extended 4-hours version)
  • Information and commentary about the city’s past and present

Important information

Meeting point

Meet your guide in front of the Kazimierz Hotel, Miodowa 16, Krakow. Please do not enter the hotel, it is only a meeting place Open in Google Maps

Important information

What you should know

  • Please check your email the day before the tour for important information
  • Please notice that the the synagogues are closed on Saturdays