First part of the tour it’s Wieliczka Salt Mine. Wieliczka is famous for its ancient salt mine, which was opened 700 years ago and is still being exploited today.
Only 2 km (1½ miles) of the network of underground galleries and chambers are open to the public. The temperature underground is always 14 Celsius degrees, the air is cool and believed to have a positive impact on health. The two-hour visit takes in ancient underground chambers, saline lakes, wooden mining machines and underground buildings. The most impressive of these is the Chapel of St Kinga, with altarpieces, chandeliers and sculptures made of salt.
Second part it’s Krakow City Tour. Tour will be made in the most comfortable way – with electric car – 3 hours tour includes Old Town, Jewish City – Kazimierz, Former Jewish Ghetto and Schindler’s Factory.
During the tour you will enjoy exploring such places as: Market Square, the Cloth Hall, St. Mary’s Church, Slowacki’s Theatre, the Old City Walls, St. Florian’s Gate, Czartoryski’s Museum, Bishop’s Palace and the Pope’s window, Grodzka Street – The Royal Route, the baroque Church of Sts. Peter and Paul, Romanesque church of St. Andrew from 12th Century and Wawel Royal Castle.
By the Royal Route and Stradom Street we will get you to the former Jewish City of Kazimierz. It surprises with its unique charm and atmosphere each time you see it. You will admire there: former City Hall and the Museum of Ethnography, Wolnica Square, Corpus Christi Church, Tempel Synagogue, Kupa Synagogue, Isaac Synagogue, New Square, Szeroka Street, Remuh synagogue, the Old Synagogue and Popper Synagogue.
Then we will pass Wisła River. This part of Krakow is the Former Jewish Ghetto. Here you can admire Monument – Installation on the Heroes of The Ghetto Square or Pharmacy Under The Eagle. Then You will see The Schindler’s Factory. It was founded by the Jews in 1937, and since 1938 located in the building at Lipowa St. 4. In 1939 the new factory owner Oskar Schindler – an industrialist and a member of the Nazi Party – shocked by the mass extermination of the Jewish people, created the famous Schindler’s List, which allowed to transport to a new factory in the Moravia more than 1,100 people saving their lives. The story of Oskar Schindler was described in the book called “Schindler’s Ark” by the Australian novelist Thomas Keneally, which inspired Steven Spilberg to create his famous film “Schindler’s List”. The film was shot, among other places, in the factory at Lipowa St. 4. Last point of the tour will be The Ghetto Walls.
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Bookings: via the reservation form on our website and by phone +48 660 904 391, +48 513 514 331
|Wieliczka Salt Mine and Krakow City Tour|
|Number of person||to 5||each additional person|
|Prices||599 zł||89 zł|