Jewish heritage in Warsaw

Jewish heritage in Warsaw

This tour focuses on visiting places connected with lasting for centuries Jewish presence in Poland. You can see still functioning Jewish cemetery; Nozyk Synagogue which survived WWII; remaining part of the ghetto wall; installation of the bridge connecting small and big ghetto; Umschlagplatz memorial at the former station from which Jews were deported to the death camp; Rappaport monument dedicated to heroes of the ghetto; and Polin, the Museum of the History of Polish Jews. Also visit Jewish Historical Institute in original building of former Judaistic Library.

In Prague site (across the Vistula river) we can see pre-war mykveh, former nursery and shelter for Jewish children, and Jewish students' dormitory. Stroll along unchanged streets where "The Pianist", film by Polanski was made.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Warsaw Ghetto, Warsaw Poland

Former Warsaw ghetto was totally destroyed after the collapse of Uprising in ghetto, but now it is marked with Rappaport monument deduated to Heroes of ghetto, Mila 18, Umschlagplatz and Shmul Zygelbojm memorial.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Jewish Cemetery (Cmentarz Zydowski), Ul. Okopowa 49/51, Warsaw 01-043 Poland

Looking at the preserved matzevots you can learn a lot about the history of Jews in Warsaw and their input to Polish literature, science and art. Closed on Saturdays.

Mass graves from WWII and symbolic stones dedicated to those who perished in extermination camp in Treblinka.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Umschlagplatz, Corner ul. Stawki and ul. Dzika, Warsaw Poland

It is located in the site of former railway station from which 300 thousands Jews from Warsaw ghetto were deported to death camp in Treblinka in summer 1942. On walls of it 300 first names in alphabetical order of thoses who started their last journey make symbolic inscription.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Nozyk Synagogue, Twarda 6, Warsaw 00-950 Poland

It is the only synagogue in Warsaw which survived WWII. It was built at the beginning of 20th c., still functioning. On Saturdays (Sabbath) opened only for prayers, then no admission fee charged.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich, ul. Mordechaja Anielewicza 6, Warsaw 00-157 Poland

After the tour you can visit Polin, the museum of the history of Polish Jews. If you want me to guide you there, we can have seperate aditional arrangement or - chose my another tour, 101091P5, Jewish Warsaw Private tour with that atttraction included
Note: closed on Tuesdays.

Duration: 2 hours

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Start Time:
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Jewish heritage in Warsaw
11/21/2018 - 4/5/2024
Monday - Sunday : 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Duration: 6 Hours
Start location: Warsaw, Poland
Traveler pickup is offered
Usual and the most convenient place to pick up the clients is in the lobby of the hotel where you stay.

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Driver/guide
  • Fuel surcharge

Not Included

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • entrance fees to museums


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