Krakow, the Jewish Quarter and Oskar Schindler


On the final morning we enjoyed our continental breakfast at the Ester, packed our bags and checked out and planned a morning around the Jewish quarter and the Second-World-War ghetto area in the Podgórze district across the river.  On the previous day we had made arrangements for a city guide in an electric street vehicle to meet us at ten o’clock and just ahead of schedule he arrived at the front of the hotel.  His name was Andrew and he explained that he would show us the principal sights of the area but this being Saturday the synagogues would be closed.

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One response to “Krakow, the Jewish Quarter and Oskar Schindler

  1. if you ever venture back to kazimierz, there is the loveliest tea room there. of course you will probably have to pay to use the toilet on the ryanair flight to get there, but it’s well worth it just to sit, drink tea, and play chess all day.


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