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Activities in Warsaw

Free Walking Tour of Jewish Warsaw

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From a unique Yiddish theatre and Nobel prize winners to uprisings and the Holocaust: discover the incredible cultural heritage and tragic history of Jewish Warsaw on this free walking tour.

From a unique Yiddish theatre and Nobel prize winners to uprisings and the Holocaust: discover the incredible cultural heritage and tragic history of Jewish Warsaw on this free walking tour.

Jewish Warsaw Free Walking Tour Itinerary

After meeting your tour guide in front of All Saints Church in the heart of the Polish capital, you'll begin your free walking tour through Jewish Warsaw. The church is located in what was the former Warsaw Ghetto, which was the largest Jewish ghetto in Nazi Germany-occupied Europe between November 1940 to May 1943. Even before the war, the city was home to a huge and flourishing Jewish community, with thriving artists, actors and writers making this a vibrantly cultural area.

From All Saints Church you'll follow a route around the former ghetto, discovering important sites for the past and present Jewish communities of Warsaw while your English-speaking guide explains the history and significance of each place.

You'll see the contemporary building which houses the Museum of the History of Polish Jews; the memorial located at the former "Umschlagplatz" where ghettoised Jews were gathered together before being transported to death camps in World War II; and the remains of Pawiak Prison.

Hear all about the most famous names that called the city home: from Nobel Prize Winner Isaac Bashevis Singer to Irena Sendler, who saved thousands of Jews during World War II, and contemplate the Ghetto Heroes Monument, a memorial commemorating the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising of 1943.

Your free walking tour through the highs and lows of Jewish Warsaw will come to an end after approximately two and a half hours.

Important information

  • The free tours are designed for individual travelers or small groups of friends and family. In the best interest of our customers, we try to limit our groups to relatively small numbers. We cannot accept groups of over 6 people on our regular tours and the guide may refuse to accept them. 
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult. There is a maximum of three children permitted per adult.
  • This tour does not enter any paid monuments.
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Price

Free tours do not have a fixed price, rather each person offers the guide the amount they consider appropriate, depending on their level of satisfaction.

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Please check local restrictions before traveling.

Duration

2 hours 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

Included

English speaking guide with expert knowledge of Warsaw history.

When to book?

You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pet-friendly?

Permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Free!

Free cancellation

If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.

Meeting point

All Saints Church.