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Krakow - Krakow famous Jewish Quarter - artistic atmosphere & historical importance

Krakow famous Jewish Quarter - artistic atmosphere & historical importance

(391 reviews)
Kazimierz Jewish Quarter, Krakow, Poland
45 mins

About the tour

Enjoy with me one of the best preserved Jewish Districts in Europe! Did you ever know that for centuries Poland was one of the most populated countries by Jews in the world? All this important history, culture, spirit and artistic atmosphere will be felt by you during our walk through little squares and streets. You will see synagogues and memorials, markets and art galleries, murals and cafés, as well as hidden patio where Schindler’s List movie was shot.

Meet your local guide


Christopher Skutela, Ph.D., is a Doctor of Philosophy of Travel and well-known, highly-awarded private guide. For the last 15 years, he has built his travel company | www.PrivateToursKrakow.com | based in Krakow, Poland. Christopher has guided many VIPs, politicians, actors, directors, professors, owners of global companies, and visitors from all over the world. As well, he provided some seminars, webinars and online meetings for universities, companies and organisations. His goal is to help better understanding the heart of Europe and sense of travel. He has devoted many years to crafting a variety of journeys, adventures, intellectual and specialized tours that run throughout Poland and Central Europe, each of these is always filled with plentiful and memorable dialogues. Additionally, Christopher has travelled to over 50 countries across four continents, meandering through the history and culture of each of these places while contemplating the peoples of the world, our challenges, hopes, and realities. In his last book ""100 Moments Poland"", which is collection of easy-to-read, short travel essays, Christopher speaks of places, people, situations, and expectations that can cultivate deeper comprehension of where we are and who we are. Christopher combines down-to-earth suggestions with ideas and ideals of enhancing the experience of travel and the excitement of discovery.

Christopher has been guiding since Apr 2005

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Krakow with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Krakow. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Glenn M.

13 April 2021

Great information and very good personality.

Steph S.

13 April 2021

This was one of my favourite tours! Very informative and such an important part of history.

Lynn S.

13 April 2021

Top notch! I learned a lot. I'll never get to Krakow, so this was a wonderful vicarious experience. I did (self-)tour the Jewish sites/sights in Prague, so this is a nice "companion memory" to have of the two great cities! Thank you.

Lynn M.

13 April 2021


Jeanine H.

13 April 2021

Lovely tour very informative, sensitive and interesting. Thank you Christopher.

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