This tour follows the footsteps of Oskar Schindler, one of the righteous among the Nations of the World, who during WWII saved lives of 1100 Polish Jews from Krakow. Schindler is most known thanks to Steven Spielberg's 1993 movie "Schindler's List." The tour is a mixture of both history and film.
Your guide will meet you at noon in the Tourist Information office at 8 Plac Szczepanski, 2 minutes walking from the Main Market Square of Krakow. From there you will walk through the Planty Gardens to see the former house of Oskar Schindler at Straszewskiego St. Then you will continue to Poselska Street, depicted in one of the tragic scenes of the movie. Leaving the Old Town of Krakow you will walk to the Kazimierz Jewish Quarter, where history mixes with the film. WIth your guide, you will see the old Jewish ghetto in Szeroka St. - depicted in the movie as the WII Ghetto. You will also see a couple of streets which were portrayed in various scenes: Ciemna, Jakuba, Jozefa, Skawinska and Krakowska Street. Then you will walk to the other side of the Vistula River to the district of Podgorze. Via the Piłsudskiego Bridge, you will walk to the historical WWII Ghetto in Krakow-Podgorze, established in March 1941. Take in the Ghetto Heroes Square and couple of streets depicted in the film: Wegierska, Lwowska St. and most importantly - the remaining part of the original WWII Ghetto wall. After that, walk to Oscar Schindler's Enamel Factory, depicted in the movie. Today it is one of the branches of the Historical Museum of the City of Krakow.