Warsaw. Jewish Cemetery.
Warsaw. Jewish Cemetery.
Warsaw. Nozyk Synagogue.
Warsaw. Nozyk Synagogue.
Warsaw. Monument to the Ghetto Heroes.
Warsaw. Monument to the Ghetto Heroes.
Warsaw. Ghetto wall.
Warsaw. Ghetto wall.
Warsaw. Monument on the Umschglaplatz (in German - transfer square),
Warsaw. Monument on the Umschglaplatz (in German - transfer square),

Warsaw Jewish Heritage Tour

From 21 EUR / 23 USD per person 

Warsaw. Jewish Cemetery.

One of the largest Jewish cemeteries in the world with an area of over 33 hectares.

 

Began to bury there the dead since 1806 and it was originally intended only for the rich Jews. Over time, become available to all.

 

At the beginning of the twentieth century - in order to avoid the eternal disputes between Orthodox Jews and progressive Jews - the cemetery was divided into 4 main parts: orthodox, progressive, child and ordinal - introducing further division in the part of the orthodox quarters for male and female.

 

After the war, added military and ghetto quarters.

 

Among the alleys you can find the grave of Jakub Lejkin, collaborator and head of the Jewish police in the ghetto, which, because of a special brutality, was shot dead by militants of the Jewish Fighting Organization.
And next to it is the grave of Adam Czerniakow, president of the Jewish Community in the Ghetto, who committed suicide, refusing to signing with his own name notice on the deportation of Jews to Treblinka.

 

Death is an unpleasant formality, but it takes up all the candidates (Paul Claudel).

Warsaw. Nozyk Synagogue.

Built in the early twentieth century by the merchants marriage Zalman and Rywka Nozyk who fully paid for its construction 250,000 thousand rubles - was one of the 440 synagogues in Warsaw.

 

To this synagogue attended mostly wealthy Jews from the area, because the placed needed to be purchased.

 

For the cheapest places were paid 16 rubles for men and 8 rubles for women.

Price depended on the distance from the east wall.

 

For the poor Jews provided the opportunity to participate during the morning prayer, but only on days when prepare a double worship was possible.

In accordance with the wishes of the founders, in the synagogue still resound prayers mentioning dead Rywka and Zalman and at near street, at number 9 still standing survivor of the destruction of the Warsaw - ghetto Nozyk's tenement.

Warsaw. Monument to the Ghetto Heroes.

Built on the site of the start the fight by Jewish fighters during the uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto, when people led to the Umschlagplatz attacked German soldiers.

 

Monument in the center presents leader of the Jewish Fighting Organization - Mordechaj Anielewicza.

 

"What we have survived is beyond our boldest dreams. Germany twice escaped from the ghetto... (...) Know that revolver has no value. We almost did not use it. We need grenades, machine guns and explosive. (...) Only a few will persevere. The rest will be wiped out sooner or later. Fate is sealed. (...) The dream of my life came true. I live to see the Jewish self-defense in the Warsaw ghetto in all its splendor and grandeur."

(From the last letter of Anielewicz).

 

The monument is made of basalt from Swedish quarries.

Ordered by Germans as a material for the construction of monuments of victory, after the war, redeemed by Jewish organizations.

Warsaw. Ghetto wall.

Inside the walls were crowded and pressed whole Jewish city.

 

150 people per square meter.

8 Jews in one room.

Nearly half of million people in an area of 3 square kilometers.

 

Wall stretched for 16 kilometers. 3 meters high. With shattered glass at the top. Additionally, increased by another meter by barbed wire.

 

The only chance to defeat it was to make a tunnel. Hence, the best smugglers were children who pushed through underground burrows trying to deliver any food to the trapped city.

 

The average allocation of the food card for an adult inhabitant of the ghetto was 300 calories per day...

for comparison - the daily ration in Auschwitz was about 1,000 calories.

Warsaw. Monument on the Umschglaplatz  (in German - transfer square),

indicate the defunct railway ramp, which was the site of the deportation of Jews from the Warsaw ghetto to the Treblinka extermination camp.

 

Walled space relates in its shape to a rail wagon.

On the inner wall of the monument in alphabetical order - from Aba to Żanna - inscribed 400 popular before the war Polish and Jewish names.

 

One name commemorates 1,000 victims.

 

Over the gate placed a black board which looks like matzeva with a relief of shattered forest (broken tree symbolizes a violent death).
Contrasting with the white walls - black road with cobblestones, shows the last journey which had to cross Jews herded to a cattle wagons.

 

Deported from Warsaw daily average of 4,000 to 5,000 persons.

 

According to the timetable No. 548 of the General Directorate of the Eastern Railway, on the route Warsaw - Treblinka started running additional freight train.

 

It was substituted on Umschlagplatz approx. at 9 a.m. o'clock, left from the Gdańsk Station (located 500 meters from the Umschlagplatz) at 12.25 and arrived on schedule at Treblinka station at 4.20 p.m. (Treblinka is distant from Warsaw about 100 kilometers).

Highlights of Warsaw Jewish Heritage Tour.

What are the best Jewish Tours in Warsaw ?

  • Sightseeing of Jewish cemetery and Museum of the History of Polish Jews (museum with audio-guide 2 languages: English and Hebrew).
  • Individual tour with own Guide in English.
  • All tickets and fees included in the price (museum, tour guides, parking, fuel, VAT).
  • Transportation from anywhere in Warsaw directly to all locations on the tour route in the same car.
  • The option: Sightseeing of Jewish cemetery and Museum of the History of Polish Jews (museum with audio-guide 2 languages).
  • Individual tour with own Guide in English.
  • All tickets and fees included in the price (museum, tour guides, parking, fuel, VAT).
  • Transportation from anywhere in Warsaw directly to all locations on the tour route in the same car.
One Day in Poland. A sedan car.

Private sedan car at your disposal, perfect for three.

Capacity: 1 - 4 passengers. 

One Day in Poland. A Van car.

Private minivan car at your disposal, perfect for the groups up to 5th.

Capacity: 1 - 7 passengers. 

One Day in Poland. A Minibus.

Private minibus at your disposal, perfect for the groups up to 19th people.

Capacity: 8 - 19 passengers.

One Day in Poland. A Bus.

Private 49 seater coach at your disposal, perfect for the groups up to 49th people.

Capacity: 49 passengers. 

Warsaw Jewish Heritage Tour. Description.

What can you do on a Warsaw layover ?

  • Your journey by comfortable car (1-3 persons: Mercedes E or VW Passat B8; 4-6 persons: Mercedes Viano or VW Multivan; 7-20 persons: Mercedes Sprinter) will start from anywhere in Warsaw, at time which you will choose.
  • Sightseeing of Warsaw in English. Additional languages on request. Sightseeing of Jewish cemetery and Museum of the History of Polish Jews (museum with audio-guide - 2 languages: English, Hebrew).
  • After completion of Warsaw Jewish Heritage Tour, our qualified driver takes you to any place in Warsaw.

Itinerary of Warsaw Jewish Heritage Tour.

What's the best way to experience Warsaw Jewish Ghetto ?

Warsaw. Monument to the Murdered in the East, Umschlagplatz, Tomb of Anielewicz, Mila Street, Monument to the Heroes of the Ghetto and Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Pawiak prison, Prozna Street, Nozykow Synagogue and Church of All Saints, Ghetto Wall, Monument of Korczak and the children from the Warsaw ghetto, Chlodna Street - place of the prior wooden bridge, Nordwache building, Czerniakow House, Jewish Cemetery, Monument of Escape from the Prosta Street Ghetto, Three Crosses Square (The Cigarette Sellers of Three Crosses Square).

Warsaw Jewish Heritage Tour. Practical information.

Sites of Jewish Interest in Warsaw.

How much is guided tour of Warsaw Jewish Heritage ?

Total Price for private guided tour with english speaking Educator & Driver:

  

  • Total price for 1 person 100-EUR / 110-USD per person. 
  • Total price for 2 persons 105-EUR / 116-USD (53-EUR / 58-USD per person).
  • Total price for 3 persons 110-EUR / 116-USD (37-EUR / 39-USD per person).
  • Total price for 4 persons by a sedan car 120-EUR / 127-USD (30-EUR / 32-USD per person).
  • Total price for 4 persons by a Van car 200-EUR / 220-USD (50-EUR / 55-USD per person).
  • Total price for 5 persons 205-EUR / 226-USD (41-EUR / 45-USD per person).
  • Total price for 6 persons 210-EUR / 232-USD (35-EUR / 39-USD per person).
  • Total price for 7 persons 215-EUR / 238-USD (31-EUR / 34-USD per person).
  • Total price for 8 persons by Mercedes Sprinter 345-EUR / 380-USD (43-EUR / 47-USD per person).
  • Total price for 9 persons 350-EUR / 386-USD (39-EUR / 43-USD per person).
  • Total price for 10 persons 355-EUR / 392-USD (35-EUR / 39-USD per person).
  • Total price for 11 persons 360-EUR / 398-USD (33-EUR / 36-USD per person).
  • Total price for 12 persons 365-EUR / 404-USD (30-EUR / 34-USD per person).
  • Total price for 13 persons 370-EUR / 410-USD (28-EUR / 31-USD per person).
  • Total price for 14 persons 375-EUR / 416-USD (27-EUR / 30-USD per person).
  • Total price for 15 persons 380-EUR / 422-USD (25-EUR / 28-USD per person).
  • Total price for 16 persons 385-EUR / 428-USD (24-EUR / 27-USD per person).
  • Total price for 17 persons 390-EUR / 434-USD (23-EUR / 25-USD per person).
  • Total price for 18 persons 395-EUR / 440-USD (22-EUR / 24-USD per person).
  • Total price for 19 persons 400-EUR / 446-USD (21-EUR / 23-USD per person).

If you want to reserve a trip for a larger number of people, email us.

All tickets and fees included in the price.

How long is tour of Warsaw Jewish Heritage ?

The total duration of the tour: 3 hours.

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