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Jewish District (Kazimierz)

Szeroka 24, Krakow 30-527, Poland
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As featured in 3 days in Krakow
Ranked #21 of 137 attractions in Krakow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Neighborhoods, Historic Walking Areas
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Sizable Jewish population of Krakow moved to this district at the end of the fifteenth century, which served as the main cultural center of the Polish... more » Owner description: Sizable Jewish population of Krakow moved to this district at the end of the fifteenth century, which served as the main cultural center of the Polish Jewry for centuries. « less
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Very interesting and beautiful but still a bit sad. This area of the city felt a lot more relaxed the the old town.

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

We went on a "Free Walking Tour" of the Jewish District. The guide was very informative and the area has a lot of charm and history.

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HONG KONG
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

I went to the Concentration Camp the previous day and I felt very sad because a lot of people were perished there. The next day, I walked to Kazimierz from my hostel, wanting to know more about the Jewish life in Krakow in another perspective. It took less than 1/2 to walk there from Jubliee Shopping Centre / Jubliee tram... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Super interesting for people interested in all things holocaust. Old buildings are still there just as they were half a century ago.

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Zemun, Serbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

in the past it was separated from Krakow. It is famous because part of Schindler List was filmed there. Today you can see squares with small restaurants with great food. Try to find some time to visit graveyard.

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Delft, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Museum where the Shindler's fabriek was is certainly worth seeing, 3 hours walking through the whole occupation time in Krakow. Also jewish synagogs are quite amazing to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Did the free walking tour to here and visited the synagoges and other important historic houses and areas. Alot of Spielberg film of Schindlers list filmed here. Great place at night also for restaurants

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Siauliai, Lithuania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

I didn't spent much time there and unfortunately the synagogue was closed for the visitors, but the district is very tourist welcoming.

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Liverpool, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Wonderful place to visit, museums, shops, market, restaurants and cafés, located just outside the old town close to the castle an area that must be explored for its history, culture and cuisine.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

shalom to all ! it's a unique place to see how it's getting back to life after lots of years being forget. Jews are coming back to their routs and re building and giving a sparkle of life to it. it's a place were you can eat kosher food you can see Orthodox Jews a place were you can try... More

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