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Warsaw Jewish Ghetto Private Tour with Synagogue & Cemetery62 Reviews
Discover the turbulent history of the Warsaw Ghetto on this private walking tour. Learn about the ghetto’s creation, imagine what life was like inside, and hear about the 1943 uprising, then uncover and explore the city’s current Jewish culture.
- Explore the Warsaw Ghetto with a professional guide
- Learn about the turbulent history of Europe's largest ghetto
- Imagine yourself in the times of the heroic Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
- Get an insight into the city's best-kept secrets at the remains of the ghetto walls
- Visit the only synagogue in Warsaw that survived the Second World War
DescriptionDuring this 3-hour tour you will explore the real-life neighborhoods, streets, and homes that made up the Warsaw Ghetto, the largest of all the Jewish ghettos in German-occupied Europe during World War II. Learn from a professional guide who will weave together the harrowing stories of everyday life in the ghetto while you explore fragments of the ghetto walls, the last street of the ghetto, and the still-functioning synagogue that survived the Second World War. Learn about the history of this haunting place where German authorities imprisoned Jews, located in the Muranów neighborhood of the Polish capital, between October and November 1940. Over 400,000 Jews from Warsaw and the surrounding area were located in this area of four square kilometers. 100,000 people died here from exhaustion, hunger, disease and more than 300,000 were killed in the nearby Treblinka extermination camp. Discover the ghetto's history, including the 1943 uprising, and its lasting legacy.
IncludesPrivate walking tour led by a licensed guide Tour around the Warsaw Ghetto Learn about the true story of Polish Jews over the centuries Entry tickets to Jewish Cemetery (if 4-hour option selected) Hotel pickup from city center Public transport tickets
- Please check your e-mail for important information one day prior to tour
- On Fridays, visits to the synagogue and cemetery are only permitted until 1:00 PM
- Please note that the cemetery is closed on Saturdays and the synagogue is closed on both Saturdays and Sundays
- The cemetery is closed on the Jewish and Polish holidays