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Schindler's Factory, Ghetto and Plaszow Camp Guided Tour

1. Schindler's Factory, Ghetto and Plaszow Camp Guided Tour

Visit Schindler’s Factory on this guided tour. This tour includes the admission ticket, so there’s no need to worry about buying a ticket on the day. Learn about the history of Schindler’s Factory and the Jewish Ghettos from your guide as you explore the museum and its surroundings. See interactive exhibitions in the Schindler’s Factory museum and visit the former Kraków-Płaszów concentration camp. Walk past buildings where thousands of displaced Jewish people lived and stop at the remaining pieces of the wall that surrounded the Jewish ghetto.

Krakow: Oskar Schindler and Plaszow Tour with Lunch

2. Krakow: Oskar Schindler and Plaszow Tour with Lunch

Meet your professional guide and set off on an informative walking tour in Krakow. Learn about Oskar Schindler, the German entrepreneur who saved 1200 Jewish people and Holocaust victims during World War II by transferring prisoners to his own factories in Poland and the Czech Republic. During learn from your expert guide about the history of World War II in Krakow, the personality of Oskar Schindler and the filming of the famous blockbuster of Steven Spielbierg. The first part of the tour begins in the Old City and passes through the former Jewish quarters of Kazimierz to the Podgorze district of Krakow, where the Jewish ghetto was once located. Plashov was known as a concentration camp, supplying several military factories and a quarry with labor. The camp and life in it are shown in the "Schindler's List" movie. The area which held the camp now consists of wooded hills and fields, with one large memorial to all the victims, erected in 1964.

Krakow: Schindler's Factory & Płaszow Camp Guided Tour

3. Krakow: Schindler's Factory & Płaszow Camp Guided Tour

Learn about the different faces of the occupation of Krakow and its inhabitants during World War II on a guided walking tour, including a visit to the famous Oskar Schindler Factory Museum, and to the nearby former concentration camp in Płaszów. Meet your expert guide at Oskar Schindler's Factory. Learn about the presence of the famous German industrialist Oskar Schindler, who saved 1,200 Jews and Holocaust victims during World War II by transferring prisoners to his factories in Poland and the Czech Republic. Next, make your way to the Podgórze district, where the Jewish Ghetto was once located. You will see a part of the undestroyed wall around the ghetto, the pharmacy Under the Eagle, whose owner helped thousands of Jews, and a monument with 68 chairs in the Jewish Heroes' Square. Next, visit the sites of the former concentration camp in Płaszow, which is depicted in Steven Spielberg's Schindler's List movie, and which supplied several military factories and a quarry with labor workers. The area which held the camp now consists of sparsely wooded hills and fields, with one large memorial to all the victims, erected in 1964, and several smaller ones. This tour is designed for the curious visitor who wants to do more than just scratch the surface. 

Krakow: Oskar Schindler & Płaszow Camp Tour with Lunch

4. Krakow: Oskar Schindler & Płaszow Camp Tour with Lunch

Walk through Krakow on a guided group tour, and discover the other face of well-known architectural monuments related to the times of the German occupation in Poland. Meet your expert guide at the Radisson Blu Hotel. You will then navigate the crooked streets learning about dramatic world-changing events during World War II. Learn about the presence of the famous German industrialist Oskar Schindler, who saved 1,200 Jews and Holocaust victims during World War II by transferring prisoners to his factories in Poland and the Czech Republic. Explore the Old Town and pass through the former Jewish quarters of Kazimierz as you make your way to the Podgórze district, where the Jewish Ghetto was once located. Next, visit the sites of the former concentration camp in Płaszow, which is depicted in Steven Spielberg's Schindler's List, and which supplied several military factories and a quarry with labor workers. The area which held the camp now consists of sparsely wooded hills and fields, with one large memorial to all the victims, erected in 1964, and several smaller ones. This tour is designed for the curious visitor who wants to do more than just scratch the surface. 

Krakow: Oskar Schindler and Plaszow Guided Tour with Lunch

5. Krakow: Oskar Schindler and Plaszow Guided Tour with Lunch

Discover what life was like in Krakow during the Second World War on this full-day guided walking tour. Explore the area where the Plaszow camp once stood and hear the stories of all those who lived there, including the life of Oskar Schindler. Start your tour in the Old City and pass through the former Jewish quarter of Kazimierz to the Podgorze district of Krakow, where the Jewish ghetto was once located. Immerse yourself in the past as your guide explains the history behind each turn. Then, take a quick break for lunch. Next, head towards the site of the Plaszow concentration camp, and discover the role of Oskar Schindler and how his actions inspired the award-winning film "Schindler's List." Explore the wooded area where the camp once was and see the memorial dedicated to all victims built in 1964 as well as other smaller tributes. Continue to where the director Steven Spielberg built a replica of the camp in the Liban Quarry, some hundred meters away.

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What people are saying about Liban Quarry

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4.9 / 5

based on 9 reviews

Paulina was an amazing guide. So friendly and informative. We enjoyed every part of this activity and would highly recommend it