A story of Oskar Schindler and his famous factory, following the traces of the Jewish past and visiting the places in Kraków that are associated with the Nazi period.
Kraków, the Nazis and Oskar Schindler
This tour tells the story of Oskar Schindler, a member of a Nazi party, who saved over 1,000 Jews during World War II.
Together with our local guide Paulina you will visit the places in Kraków associated with the life of Oskar Schindler and the fate of the Jewish community in occupied Poland under the Nazis' persecution.
Step by step, stopping at Wawel Royal Castle, Ghetto Hero Square and the former site of the Płaszów concentration camp, the story will take shape and fill in the missing pieces of the history of the Holocaust.
- Visiting Planty Park to retrace the story of Thomas Keneally, the author of the book "Schindler's Ark"
- Wawel Royal Castle - the main headquarters of Hans Frank
- German Enamelware Factory - the story of Oskar Schindler continues
- Ghetto Hero Square - the site of Kraków's Jewish Ghetto between 1941-1943
- The Eagle pharmacy of Tadeusz Pankiewicz - a meeting place of Jews
- Wannsee Conference in January 1942 - final solution of the Jewish question
- Oskar Schindler’s Factory: why did Schindler start to employ the Jews?
- History of Płaszów former concentration camp located in Kraków
- The Story of Amon Göth
- Oskar Schindler’s life after World War II
Length: 42 mins
Guide: Paulina Jurkowska-Pudełko
An innovative and different way to experience some key historical sites. Excellent guide, brought the location and history to life.