Cracow Guide

Kraków Guide

Kazimiierz — Jewish Quarter

Once a separate town founded in 1335 by famous polish king Kazimierz Wielki/Kasimir the Great. In the late 15th century Kazimierz became a center of Jewish culture. It bears witness to centuries of peaceful coexistence of two peoples, Jewish and Polish. The Jewish part is concetrated around Szeroka Street and The New/Jewish Square.

During our walk you can admire seven preserved synagogues (two of them are the most important: