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March 9, 2020

Krakow Jewish Quarter & Former Ghetto: 2-Hour Private Tour with local historian

Written By Krakow Tour Guide

Highlights
– Explore one of the most beautiful Jewish cities in Europe with a credited history teacher
– Visit sites related to the film “Schindler’s List”
– See the Jewish Ghetto area
– Hear inspiring stories from the Second World War
– Go to the district of Zabłocie where Oskar Schindler’s factory is located 
Shalom at the Jewish Kazimierz! The historic district of Krakow, which for centuries was seen as the Jewish capital city of the former Polish – Lithuanian Commonwealth. Kazimierz was home to world famous Rabbis eg the most famous one – Moses ben Israel Isserles known as Remu. You can find here the Old Synagogue – one of the oldest preserved synagogues in Central Europe – and the Remu cemetery, one of the oldest Jewish cemeteries in Poland. Unique architecture along with charming restaurants and historical significance all add to extraordinary atmosphere of Kazimierz. The famous Szeroka Street hosts, the biggest Jewish Festival in Europe.
Walking tour in Krakow Jewish Quarter & Ghetto includes
The Old Synagogue, Szeroka Street, Remuh Synagogue and Cemetery, Helena Rubinstein’s house, the Isaac Synagogue, the New Square, High Synagogue, Jewish Community Centre, the Tempel Synagogue, the Nissenbaum Foundation memorial, Jan Karski’s Bench, Ghetto wall, the Ghetto Heroes Square, Tadeusz Pankiewicz’s Pharmacy, Oskar Schindler’s Enamel Factory
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January 11, 2020

Krakow Old Town: 2-Hour Private Tour with local expert historian

Written By Krakow Tour Guide

Highlights
  • Explore one of the most beautiful cities in Europe with a credited history teacher
  • Visit the Wawel Cathedral situated on Wawel Hill
  • See the most important monuments on the UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Go to the Jagiellonian University, the oldest Polish university
  • Walk through the medieval Old Town’s Main Market Square 
Welcome to the Royal Krakow, one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Discover the most important monuments of the City of Polish kings: the Old Town and the Wawel Hill. These monuments are among the most important monuments in Poland, and are also listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. While exploring the Royal Krakow you can feel the beating heart of Poland. For centuries Wawel was a place of residence of the kings of Poland, Sweden and Lithuania.
Discover the most important monuments of the City of Polish kings: the Old Town and the Wawel Hill. 
Guided Krakow Old Town tour includes: The Main Market Square, St. Mary’s Basilica, St. Adalbert’s Church, the Town Hall Tower, Cloth Hall, Planty Park, Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Jagiellonian University, Bishops’ Palace and the Pope’s window, St. Francis Church, St. Andrew’s Church, the Wawel Hill, Royal Castle and the Cathedral.
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January 3, 2020

Krakow John Paul II Trail Tour: 2-Hour Private Tour with local historian

Written By Krakow Tour Guide

Highlights
– See the most important places related to the life of Pope John Paul II
– Visit the Wawel Cathedral situated on Wawel Hill
– Go to the Jagiellonian University, the oldest Polish university
– Hear inspiring stories about Karol Wojtyla, the man who became the pope
– See the famous Papal Window 
The John Paul II Trail Tour will take you to the places which are particularly associated with Karol Wojtyla who could become pope. Krakow is a special place to learn about the life of Pope John Paul II as he lived in Krakow for more than 30 years prior. During his years in Krakow, he was first a student, then a priest, and finally as bishop of Krakow. In Krakow, he has also experienced the unimaginable cruelty of World War II and then communism.
Your guide will be a history teacher and PhD student who will lead you throughout Krakow showing you the places that shaped Pope John Paul II and tell you about his life in Krakow. After meeting your guide visit the Jagiellonian University. Then continue to the Wawel Cathedral, where Karol Wojtyla sought spiritual guidance and confession and where he celebrated his first Mass. After, go to his apartment on Kanonicza Street, the Franciscan Church, and the Bishop’s Palace. 
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