Krakow World War II Private Tour
Travel back in time and discover the tragic history of World War II in Krakow on this 5-hour 'less walking' private tour led by a licensed guide. You'll visit Kazimierz, home to Krakow's Jewish population for centuries, the site of the Jewish ghetto and the Ghetto Eagle Pharmacy Museum, Oskar Schindler's Factory, the site of the Plaszow Concentration Camp, and the Gestapo Headquarters at Pomorska Street. Tour includes entrance fees and private vehicle available throughout the entire tour.Itinerary
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Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, Szeroka 24, Krakow 31-053 Poland
It was the centre of Jewish life in Kraków for over 500 years, before it was systematically destroyed during World War II. Jewish history have not only survived here, but literally abound in the form of the district’s numerous synagogues and Jewish cemeteries. In fact, no other place in Europe conveys a sense of pre-war Jewish culture on the continent better than Kazimierz.
Duration: 40 minutesStop At:
Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, ul. Lipowa 4, Krakow 30-702 Poland
Oskar Schindler Enamelled Goods Factory re-opened to the public as a world-class museum. The museum casts the city of Kraków in the main role of its permanent exhibition titled, ‘Kraków During Nazi Occupation 1939-1945.’ Individual histories of Kraków’s wartime inhabitants guide visitors through the exhibit which covers the war of 1939, everyday life under occupation.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At:
Plaszow Concentration Camp, Jerozolimska, Krakow Poland
The concentration camp was built on the grounds of two former Jewish cemeteries in the summer of 1942 during the Nazi occupation of Poland. The original site of the camp included two Jewish cemeteries. From time to time the SS enlarged the camp. It reached its maximum size in 1944, the same year that it became a concentration camp.
Duration: 30 minutesStop At:
Muzeum Krakowa - Ulica Pomorska - Pomorska Street, ul. Pomorska 2, Krakow 30-039 Poland
The headquarters of Gestapo, the Nazi Secret State Police.
Pomorska Museum features documents, archive material, photographs and various items that will introduce visitors to a recent past and learn how the German SS investigated and tormented its unfortunate victims. The main highlights are the old cells where the Gestapo would interrogate their prisoners.
Duration: 40 minutesStop At:
Muzeum Krakowa - Apteka pod Orlem, plac Bohaterow Getta 18, Krakow 30-547 Poland
Branch of the historical museum- as in Schindler's factory. A compelling museum of photographs about of life in the Podgorze ghetto and information about a pharmacist who helped hundreds of Jews.
Duration: 30 minutes
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 9 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability"
"Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately"
"Infant seats available"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
Duration: 5 Hours
Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick you up directly from your hotel/hostel/private apartment. Our guide will meet you there. Please type manually your accomodation name and address, if it is not listed above. The tour normally starts at 9.00 am. Sometimes the tour starts at a different time, due to the opening hours of the visited attractions. If you want to start the tour at a diffent time than 9.00 am, please let us know.Airports
Cancellations and refunds:
- John Paul II Kraków-Balice International Airport, Kapitana Mieczysława Medweckiego 1, 32-083 Balice, Poland
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.