Jewish heritage in Warsaw

Jewish heritage in Warsaw

This tour focuses on visiting places connected with lasting for centuries Jewish presence in Poland. You can see still functioning Jewish cemetery; Nozyk Synagogue which survived WWII; remaining part of the ghetto wall; installation of the bridge connecting small and big ghetto; Umschlagplatz memorial at the former station from which Jews were deported to the death camp; Rappaport monument dedicated to heroes of the ghetto; and Polin, the Museum of the History of Polish Jews. Also visit Jewish Historical Institute in original building of former Judaistic Library.

In Prague site (across the Vistula river) we can see pre-war mykveh, former nursery and shelter for Jewish children, and Jewish students' dormitory. Stroll along unchanged streets where "The Pianist", film by Polanski was made.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Warsaw Ghetto, Warsaw Poland

Former Warsaw ghetto was totally destroyed after the collapse of Uprising in ghetto, but now it is marked with Rappaport monument deduated to Heroes of ghetto, Mila 18, Umschlagplatz and Shmul Zygelbojm memorial.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Jewish Cemetery (Cmentarz Zydowski), Okopowa 49/51, Warsaw 01-043 Poland

Looking at the preserved matzevots you can learn a lot about the history of Jews in Warsaw and their input to Polish literature, science and art. Closed on Saturdays.

Mass graves from WWII and symbolic stones dedicated to those who perished in extermination camp in Treblinka.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Umschlagplatz, Corner ul. Stawki and ul. Dzika, Warsaw Poland

It is located in the site of former railway station from which 300 thousands Jews from Warsaw ghetto were deported to death camp in Treblinka in summer 1942. On walls of it 300 first names in alphabetical order of thoses who started their last journey make symbolic inscription.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Nozyk Synagogue, Twarda 6, Warsaw 00-950 Poland

It is the only synagogue in Warsaw which survived WWII. It was built at the beginning of 20th c., still functioning. On Saturdays (Sabbath) opened only for prayers, then no admission fee charged.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Praga Polnoc, Warsaw Poland

Since Praga site was not so much destroyed as Warsaw downtown, there are preserved some Jewish edifices like students' dormitory where Menachem Begin lived as a student, and shelter for poor people and orphans, now puppet theater. Former mykveh also survived even though as a high school now.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Jewish Historical Institute, Ul. Tlomackie 3/5, Warsaw 00-090 Poland

Former Judaistic Library, which survived WWII. Because of the vicinity of the Great Synagogue and its being blown up, the traces of the fire can be seen on the floor. The map of prewar Poland with former shtetles. Exhibition of Ghetto archives, which miraculously survived are on desplay.

Duration: 45 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Horário de Início:
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Jewish heritage in Warsaw
11/21/2018 - 6/29/2025
Monday - Sunday : 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Duração: 5 Hours
Ponto de partida: Warsaw, Poland
Traveler pickup is offered
Usual and the most convenient place to pick up the clients is in the lobby of the hotel where you stay.

Cancelamentos e reembolsos: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Driver/guide
  • Fuel surcharge

Não Incluído

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • entrance fees to museums


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