Half-Day Tour in the Footsteps of Warsaw Jews
Discover the History of the Holocaust Through a Jewish Ghetto
DURATION: UP TO 4-HOURS
Tour of the former Jewish Ghetto area including the Monument to the Ghetto Heroes founded in 1948 which symbolizes the heroic defiance of the Ghetto uprising in 1943.
With a knowledgeable English-speaking guide, drive along the Path of Remembrance marked by 16 granite blocks commemorating the Jews who were murdered in the Warsaw Ghetto. Stop by the Bunker Monument, a small mound topped with a boulder, commemorating the location of the bunker from which Mordechaj Anielewicz led the Ghetto Uprising.
The next stop is Umschlagplatz, where you see the monument composed of black and white marble blocks. The names of hundreds of people from the ghetto, who passed through Umschlagplatz, are inscribed onto the surface of the monument. Then you will drive to Jewish Cemetery on Okopowa Street where you can see graves of many famous people buried here including the touching monument standing over the Janusz Korczak grave, depicting the man accompanying Jewish orphans, who were under his care, to a Nazi death camp.
Afterwards, drive to see the Nożyk Synagogue, with impressive portico crowned by a metal dome bearing the Star of David. The interiors feature the Ark, the cabinet that contains the Torah schools.
This 4-hour tour includes:
- Path of Remembrance
- View the Bunker Monument
- Umschlagplatz monument
- Jewish Cemetery
- Tour the Nozyk Synagogue
Pick-Up/Drop-Off: Your guide will pick you up from your Warsaw city-centre hotel. At the conclusion of the tour, the driver will drop you back at the hotel, or if preferred, at a point within the city-centre.
Includes: Knowledgeable English-speaking guide and car services for up to 4-hours, Entrance Fees to ghetto and monument
Excludes: Driver and Guide Gratuity, Extra Hours, Extra Kilometres
- The ghetto is closed on Saturdays, please plan this tour accordingly.