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2 Hour Private Krakow Jewish Quarter and Former Ghetto Tour provided by Krakow Tour Guide Seweryn Osowski

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2 Hour Private Krakow Jewish Quarter and Former Ghetto Tour

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Overview
A guided, 2-hour private tour of the Jewish Quarter’s most prominent historical landmarks. Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the old streets of beautiful Kazimierz and feel the unique charm of the Jewish city. Highlights: • Explore one of the most beautiful Jewish cities in Europe with a credited history teacher • Visit sites related to the "Schindler's List" - Steven Spielberg’s award-winning film • See the Jewish Ghetto area • Hear inspiring stories from the Second World War • Go to the district of Zabłocie where is Oskar Schindler's factory Your guide will be a history teacher and PhD student, who has for many years been fascinated by history, especially the history of Christianity and Israel. He is a Polish native and is well traveled, having spent extensive time in the countries of both Sweden and Israel, but is glad to call Poland his home.
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You'll start at
Szeroka 24
Szeroka 24, 33-332 Kraków, PolandThe Old Synagogue (front door)
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  • 1
    Kazmierz The Former Jewish District
    Stop: 25 minutes -
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  • 2
    The Ghetto Heroes Square
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 3
    The New Square
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 4
    Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 5
    Statue of Jan Karski
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 6
    Muzeum Krakowa - Apteka pod Orlem
    Stop: 5 minutes - Admission excluded
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You'll end at
Lipowa 4
Lipowa 4, 33-332 Kraków, Poland
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Important Information
Departure Point
Szeroka 24, 33-332 Kraków, Poland
Duration
2h
Return Details
Lipowa 4, 33-332 Kraków, Poland
Inclusions
  • Private guided walking tour
  • English-speaking guide
Exclusions
  • Entrance tickets
  • Admission ticket to Schindler's factory
  • Food and drinks
  • Entry/Admission - Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera
  • Entry/Admission - Muzeum Krakowa - Apteka pod Orlem
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A maximum of 7 people per booking
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Rob M wrote a review Jul 2020
Tannay, Switzerland2 contributions
I have to say right from the outset: I am not usually the type who typically hires a guide when I travel: I usually prefer to read up ahead of time and take a self-guided approach once there. I only had a couple days in Krakow and didn't have much time tonl do my own research
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from SewerynOsowski, Owner at 2 Hour Private Krakow Jewish Quarter and Former Ghetto Tour
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you Rob for an amazing tour! It was a pleasure to guide you. Best wishes, Seweryn
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Maćku R wrote a review Jul 2020
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The legends that Seweryn told were fun, but there was a grain of truth in each one. You could ask questions at any time.
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Response from SewerynOsowski, Owner at 2 Hour Private Krakow Jewish Quarter and Former Ghetto Tour
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you! Best wishes, Seweryn
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David P wrote a review Feb 2020
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SO enjoyable, informative, and moving! Seweryn REALLY made us feel at home and comfortable being out and about in Krakow. I can't believe there is a better way to tour and learn about Krakow than with Seweryn!
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from SewerynOsowski, Owner at 2 Hour Private Krakow Jewish Quarter and Former Ghetto Tour
Responded 23 Jun 2020
Thank you for taking the time to leave such a positive review. Best wishes, Seweryn
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Agata wrote a review Nov 2019
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When I moved to Kraków in 2013 I knew almost nothing about the city. Seweryn showed me, my husband and friends many interesting places and told about history. We could learn a lot and spend wonderful time getting to know Krakow better. I highly recommend this tour guide. He is
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Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from SewerynOsowski, Owner at 2 Hour Private Krakow Jewish Quarter and Former Ghetto Tour
Responded 19 Nov 2019
I'm so pleased you enjoyed your visit. It was a pleasure to guide you. Seweryn
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Mary Paul F wrote a review Oct 2019
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We had a group from Brazil, Israel, Texas, Hungary, Austria, Slovakia and the Netherlands -- Seweryn did a great job getting all the important things in in spite of our time restraints -- it was a wonderful walk around the Jewish Quarter with good information. . .and all were
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Thank you for taking the time to review me. Best wishes, Seweryn
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By: Krakow Tour Guide Seweryn Osowski
PaulinaC1418
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Amazing tour
Fantastic guide with broad knowledge of the Krakow history! Very nice and friendly. We could adjust and change the
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Travellersfromoz9999
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Krakow - a charming city, enchanting cobblestone streets, wonderful architecture and an amazing tour guide.
An amazing 5 day tour to Krakow, Poland, all thanks to our tour organiser and guide, Seweryn. Seweryn adapted a tou
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petero197
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Thursday - Sunday
Excellent service and very punctual, very informative and chatty. I will be recommending him to our friends.
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LouiseM187
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Old Town Tour
Very enjoyable tour. Our guide, Seweryn was excellent. He was very knowledgable and adapted the tour to suit us. Hi
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Juliana11489
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Tour is a must !!
Seweryn was such an awesome tour guide. I’m a solo traveler, and it just so happened that this tour was just he and
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rira
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Excellent
Seweryn is a superb tour guide. Excellent knowledge and a very pleasant personality. We thoroughly enjoyed our bicy
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WriterKathy
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So educational and fun. We covered everything in the city this afternoon. We saw street art, Jewish sections, palace,
So educational and fun. We covered everything on the square, the markets, the cathedrals, the Jewish sections, the
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938karols
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Great time with the guide - Seweryn Osowski
It was a wonderful time. My guests were impressed with the whole trip. The sightseeing was in May 2018.
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AlphaPolskaOffice
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Very attractive time for our guests!
As Poland Alpha Office very often someone from outside of Poland comes to us for the first time. Seweryn tells the
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XalexbucharestX
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Excellent guide, highly recommended
Seweryn provided us with an excellent guide for a private one-day tour of the Old Town and Kazimierz. The guide we
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Louise M
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Excellent - 4 Day Second World War Small Group Tour of Krakow
When you meet someone who provides you with such a wonderful service, you have to shout it to the world. My origin
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JustWar
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Educational tour
My wife and I led a team to Krakow from the USA. Seweryn led us on a wonderful tour of Krakow and he was very know
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Skrzypaczka
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Factual & funny
It's not easy to keep balance between information provided and anecdotes or side threads which make the trip easy a
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AlaTut
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Interesting tour Kraków Jewish Quarter
Trip was in 2018 year. It was really nice spent time with a guide with great sense of humor. I could learn a lot of
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KatarzynaP2985
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A great tour with a great guide
It is an excellent tour for everyone interested in Kraków and the story of a Polish Pope. The guide is a historian
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