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Explore the Jewish History of Cracow

My walking tour will start in the heart of the Cracovian Jewish Quarter called Kazimierz. We will start our adventure by visiting the so-called Large Street. The richest Jews inhabited this place till 1800, then many left Jewish Quarter and moved to the centre of Cracow. While our tour, we will be lost visiting various courtyards and narrow streets of the Jewish area. You will feel the bohemian atmosphere of the place, I will show you the synagogues - only 7 in Krakow.

From Cracow
Online Experience
1 Hour
Europe
Upto 10 people
English
Highlights
  • Real-time walking tour in Kazimierz - Cracow's historic Jewish Quarter
  • Get lost in numerous courtyards, narrow streets and synagogues
  • Insights into kosher food and its preparation
Description

This online experience will be a carefully concocted cocktail, of which the key ingredients are history, heritage, and Jewish customs and traditions. The tour will touch upon the surface of the complex history of the Holocaust and end in the present reality of Kazimierz (Jewish quarter). 

We will begin this experience from the so-called "Large Street"; it resides in the heart of the Cracovian Jewish Quarter - Kazimierz. The richest Jews inhabited this place till 1800, after which many of them left the Jewish quarter and moved to the centre of Cracow. Walking around here, we will get lost in its various courtyards, narrow streets and synagogues, of which only seven remain today in Cracow. You will experience the bohemian atmosphere of the area.

Learn about kosher food and its preparation at the former Jewish Market, and then head towards the yard featured in the movie "Schindler's List". We will conclude this experience at the newest synagogue in town, located in the area called Tempel.

About this experience
Instructions
  • Please have a good internet connection and zoom app installed on your phone or laptop
  • The instructions to join the meeting will be sent via email shortly after the booking
Know before you go
  • This tour involves walking and travelling to different places, at times, the mobile network may be intermittent, and the picture may not be clear. However, we will attempt to minimize such disruptions
  • You can book this tour for 75 EUR for a group of 3 screens or a private tour for 125 EUR and invite up to 10 friends and family to join this activity with you from all over the world. You will see the option to book this experience as a private tour on the checkout page if it is available for that time slot
  • Since these are live tours, they may be subject to last minute cancellation due to inclement weather, Internet disruptions or other unforeseen circumstances.
Meet your Host
Anna Bakowska

I have been providing guiding services in Cracow for the last 20 years. I share with people my love and knowledge about the city and make sure that my stories are entertaining and lively enough, so my visitors have fun instead of falling asleep or dreaming about the end of this adventure. I try to make my tours interesting and engaging so that they are worth being recommended to others.

From USD 81 / Group
Important Information
  • Fully refundable in case of any cancellation upto 2 days before the tour.