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Krakow: City Tour & Plaszow Visit in Schindler's Footsteps

Krakow: City Tour & Plaszow Visit in Schindler's Footsteps

From US$ 40.54 per person

See Krakow from the perspective of Oskar Schindler, and the filmmaker Steven Spielberg who told its story. See historic sights and visit the grounds of the former concentration camp in Płaszów.

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Duration 7 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the story of Oskar Schindler's Krakow
  • Learn about the city's experience of World War 2
  • Visit the sights and settings of Schindler's List, the acclaimed Steven Spielberg film
  • See the old Jewish ares of the city, and visit the Plaszow concentration camp
Full description

Uncover the history of World War 2 in Krakow, and the life and actions of Oskar Schindler. You will also learn about the film Schindler's List which was set and filmed in the city.

Oskar Schindler was a German entrepreneur who saved the lives of 1200 Jews during World War 2. Schindler was portrayed as the main character in Thomas Keneally's novel Schindler's Ark, adapted into the film Schindler's List, directed by Steven Spielberg.

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. Learn about the history and experience of the city in World War 2 as you see these historic sights.

The tour will also visit the grounds of the former concentration camp at Plaszow. The area which held the camp now consists of sparsely wooded hills and fields with a large memorial to the victims. The tour will also visit the replica camp built for the filming of Schindler's List in Liban Quarry.

Includes
  • Audi R8 Spyder tour
  • Tram tickets (~4 PLN)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point: at the entrance of Radisson Blu Hotel. Guide with "excursions.city" sign

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  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
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Product ID: 403731