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Jewish District (Kazimierz)

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Address: ul. Szeroka 24, Krakow 31-053, Poland
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Sizable Jewish population of Krakow moved to this district at the end of...

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.

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Bohemian neighborhood with rich history

If in Krakow, you have to visit Kazimierz as it has its specific feel of life. In evening, all the district comes alive and if you are not into any of the bars or restaurants, at... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If in Krakow, you have to visit Kazimierz as it has its specific feel of life. In evening, all the district comes alive and if you are not into any of the bars or restaurants, at least you HAVE TO try Polish Zapiekanka (baked baguette) on Plac Nowy.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's nice knowing that this was once the Jewish district but nowadays apart from some synagogues (with bodyguards outside which we thought it was quite strange) and some Jewish restaurants there aren't many Jewish things left... But considering its history and knowing that a lot of Jewish emigrated out of Krakow that might be the reason why the place is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Really interesting and lively. Great restaurants and bars. We did an electric car tour which was a great way to get our bearings

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you have the slightest interest in the town then you should visit this area. We didn't manage to get in to a working synagogue as we were too late having spent our day walking around the ghetto area but we were still pleased to find the area interesting

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well worth a walk around the old Jewish District of Kazimierz where you will find interesting bars, small museums and relive the past. Some good eating places in an historical location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

great place, some restaurants, nice architecture if you ever go to krakow you must definitely visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Head down to the Jewish Quarter in the evening & there's loads of quirky places to drink, they get pretty busy so secure a seat asap.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Definitely plan to spend some time in Kazimierz (just not on a Saturday). Check out the sites, do some shopping and have a meal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Following the Holocaust, the few returning Jews of Kraków were subjected to continued persecution and violence in August 1945 after the war's end as well as in 1956, 1964 and the 1970's. Despite repeated exodusesto Israel and the west, a community of 200+ persisted. The district was revived thanks in large part to "Schindler's List" and now is a thriving... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Extremely nice and lovely location with lots art places, cafes and shops. Be sure to visit it! Must see

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