Krakow famous Jewish Quarter - artistic atmosphere & historical importance

(192 reviews)
Kazimierz Jewish Quarter, Krakow, Poland
45 mins

About the tour

Enjoy with me one of the best preserved Jewish Districts in Europe! Did you ever know that for centuries Poland was one of the most populated countries by Jews in the world? All this important history, culture, spirit and artistic atmosphere will be felt by you during our walk through little squares and streets. You will see synagogues and memorials, markets and art galleries, murals and cafés, as well as hidden patio where Schindler’s List movie was shot.

Meet your local guide


Christopher Skutela, Ph.D., is a Doctor of Philosophy of Travel and well-known, highly-awarded private guide. For the last 15 years, he has built his travel company | | based in Krakow, Poland. Christopher has guided many VIPs, politicians, actors, directors, professors, owners of global companies, and visitors from all over the world. As well, he provided some seminars, webinars and online meetings for universities, companies and organisations. His goal is to help better understanding the heart of Europe and sense of travel. He has devoted many years to crafting a variety of journeys, adventures, intellectual and specialized tours that run throughout Poland and Central Europe, each of these is always filled with plentiful and memorable dialogues. Additionally, Christopher has travelled to over 50 countries across four continents, meandering through the history and culture of each of these places while contemplating the peoples of the world, our challenges, hopes, and realities. In his last book ""100 Moments Poland"", which is collection of easy-to-read, short travel essays, Christopher speaks of places, people, situations, and expectations that can cultivate deeper comprehension of where we are and who we are. Christopher combines down-to-earth suggestions with ideas and ideals of enhancing the experience of travel and the excitement of discovery.

Christopher has been guiding since Apr 2005

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Krakow with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and amazing guide.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Krakow. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Leslie G.

26 February 2021

Christopher, such an amazing tour. The history, scenery, your knowledge was wonderful. I will repeat this tour again, to take in if I missed anything. Stay safe

Thea G.

26 February 2021

Really informative about everything.loved the tour

Jodi B.

26 February 2021

Most interesting

Heather T.

26 February 2021

Lovely tour very interesting hope to join another of his tours.

Peter S.

26 February 2021

My first experience with Virtualtrips. I hope they are all as good as this -- Christopher did a great job , narrating, pointing out things to see and answering real time questions over chat seamlessly. Looking forward to the other Krakow tour tomorrow !

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