Private tour

Warsaw Jewish Ghetto Private Tour with Synagogue & Cemetery

4.7 / 5

61 reviews

Activity provider: EOS Tours

Warsaw Jewish Ghetto Private Tour with Synagogue & Cemetery

Activity provider: EOS Tours

From US$ 108.51 per person

Discover the turbulent history of the Warsaw Ghetto on this private walking tour. Learn about the ghetto’s creation, imagine what life was like inside, and hear about the 1943 uprising, then uncover and explore the city’s current Jewish culture.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Russian
Pickup included
Pick up from your hotel in the city center
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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the Warsaw Ghetto with a professional guide
  • Learn about the turbulent history of Europe's largest ghetto
  • Imagine yourself in the times of the heroic Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
  • Get an insight into the city's best-kept secrets at the remains of the ghetto walls
  • Visit the only synagogue in Warsaw that survived the Second World War
Full description
During this 3-hour tour you will explore the real-life neighborhoods, streets, and homes that made up the Warsaw Ghetto, the largest of all the Jewish ghettos in German-occupied Europe during World War II. Learn from a professional guide who will weave together the harrowing stories of everyday life in the ghetto while you explore fragments of the ghetto walls, the last street of the ghetto, and the still-functioning synagogue that survived the Second World War. Learn about the history of this haunting place where German authorities imprisoned Jews, located in the Muranów neighborhood of the Polish capital, between October and November 1940. Over 400,000 Jews from Warsaw and the surrounding area were located in this area of four square kilometers. 100,000 people died here from exhaustion, hunger, disease and more than 300,000 were killed in the nearby Treblinka extermination camp. Discover the ghetto's history, including the 1943 uprising, and its lasting legacy. 
Includes
  • Private walking tour led by a licensed guide
  • Tour around the Warsaw Ghetto
  • Learn about the true story of Polish Jews over the centuries
  • Entry tickets to Jewish Cemetery (if 4-hour option selected)
  • Hotel pickup from city center
  • Public transport tickets
  • Entry fees (optional synagogue entry: €2.50 per person)
  • Drop-off to your accomodation
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Know before you go

  • Please check your e-mail for important information one day prior to tour
  • On Fridays, visits to the synagogue and cemetery are only permitted until 1:00 PM
  • Please note that the cemetery is closed on Saturdays and the synagogue is closed on both Saturdays and Sundays
  • The cemetery is closed on the Jewish and Polish holidays
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 61 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    4.5/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Safety
    4.9/5

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Very knowledgeable guide. We traveled around the city mainly on foot and by tram to explore the most important points and monuments of the Jewish ghetto. The city of Warsaw has been completely rebuilt so there is no real street / neighborhood to see the remains of the ghetto. Still interesting visit

December 7, 2021

Our tour guide Ewa was absolutely fantastic! On time, well prepared - this was how we were able to use the three hours effectively. Ewa explained and showed us everything in great detail, told the story vividly. Would recommend this tour (and our guide) again and again. It was absolutely worth it.

October 20, 2020

We had our private tour of the Warsaw Ghetto with Marcin. He was a super good guide who spoke very good German. we could understand him very well and he was able to answer all of our questions. We had a lot of fun with him and it was an all-round successful day! Thank you very much Marcin!

September 27, 2020

Product ID: 176013