Tour of the Jewish Quarter Kazimierz and the former ghetto area

The history of Cracow and its Jews whispers to us from every corner of Kazimierz. The Jewish District made its way to the big screen thanks to Steven Spielberg who shot his Oscar-award-winning Schindler’s List here. During our tour we are going to trace the footsteps of the film. You are also going to hear the history of Cracow’s Jews and get to know their culture and customs better. You will have a chance to see all seven of Kazimierz’s Synagogues, one of them active and connected with a Jewish Cemetery. Then the route leads to Podgorze Disctrict, location surrounded by buildings that witnessed the Holocaust. We will see the Schindler’s Factory and the remnants of Ghetto’s wall from the Second World War period. The walk take more or less 3 hours.

What is included:

  • Remuh Synagogue with the old Jewish cemetery
  • Wolnica Square (old meat market)
  • Progressive Synagogue (Tempel)
  • New Square with former Ritual Slaughterhouse for poultry
  • Sites from the Steven Spielberg’s Schindler’s List
  • Building that used to be a Ritual Bath
  • Former main ghetto square
  • Remnants of the ghetto wall
  • Schindler’s factory