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Jewish Heritage Tour in Warsaw5 Reviews
Discover Jewish heritage in Warsaw and discover the rich and diverse past which Jewish people have lived through in Poland.
- Visit the 200-year old Jewish Cemetery in Warsaw
- Learn the history of the Jews in Poland
- Put Yourself in the position of the Jewish insurgents of 1943
- See the monument of Willy Brandt's Genuflection
- Visit the Umschlagplatz, one of the symbols of the Final Solution to the Jewish Question
DescriptionThis tour will give the chance to experience the moving history of the Polish Jews in Warsaw from the 15th century to 1943 when their history ended abruptly. The first place you will visit is the Jewish Cemetery. Amongst a lot of famous polish Jews is Ludwik Zamenhof, the creator of Esperanto. The next stop is the former place of the Warsaw Concentration Camp (KZ Warschau), which is now the location of the Monument to the Ghetto Heroes. Here is the heart of the history of the Jewish Uprising of 1943. This is also the place of the moving moment of the Willy Brandt Genuflection. Next is Umschlagplatz, the Memorial Route of Jewish Martyrdom and Struggle in Warsaw (1940-1943). The Umschlagplatz was the last stop for more than 350.000 Jews before they were transported to Treblinka and never came back. Discover the fascinating history of the coexistence of the Jews and Poles throughout the centuries. Learn why the Jews named Poland Polin - a place, where they should do well. At some point, nearly 80 percent of the Jewish world population lived in Poland, find out why on this enlightening tour.
IncludesPick-up from the hotel Licensed tour guide (native German/good English-speaking guide
- The Jewish Cemetery is closed on Saturdays and on Fridays is open from 09.00am to 01.00pm.