This self-guided tour will take you to 16 well and lesser known Jewish places in Warsaw. These places remember the history of Warsaw Jews and their struggles.
Crucial component of the ebook is the additional commentary that explains the story of Warsaw Jews.
Explore as much as you want, but always feel in control of your trip. Know where you are, which landmarks are around you and where you can go next.
Don't rush through the trip. Take frequent stops and when you do it, play with some quizzes and games related to the history of Warsaw
This guide doesn't leave you dumbfounded when it comes to choosing places to eat or chill out. Enjoy Hanna's recommendations of places to eat and drink along your tour.
Depending on your preferences, you can use this guide on your digital device, with print, or on a tablet. There's not much you have to do before you venture out to explore Jewish Warsaw!
Poland was a multiethnic and diverse country up until World War II. The large number of foreigners and their children living within its territory was a result of a policy of openness pursued by the Polish authorities.
What was the reason for this? The main one was that the Poles themselves were foreigners – since the 16th century the kings in Poland had been chosen by election. The nobility elected the monarch – either from within their own ranks or from selected foreign princes.
Poland also had the largest Jewish community in Europe. In Warsaw itself 1/3 of the populatioon (more than 350 thousand) were of Jewish origin. Some of these were assimilated and some not.
This guide will take you in the footsteps of the Jewish minority in Warsaw, via synagogues, prayer houses and cultural centres (also post war). Listen also to the tales of the places where the Jewish inhabitants of Warsaw
Self-guided tour is a great way to follow a structured trip plan, while not having the burden of the large tourist group and stay independent.
As long as you want it to take! You can finish it in half-day if you want, or you can divide the entire tour to two days and go slower.
Absolutely! That's actually the best way to use this guide, as you're saving the environment.
See all the Jewish spots independently. With an expert commentary.
My wife and I took a half day tour of the Warsaw ghetto with Hanka last week. She was extremely knowledgeable, arranging our available time efficiently and yet with flexibility to adapt to our questions and emotions. We were very happy to have found Hanka and will definitely seek her out again upon our return to Warsaw.Edward USA
A big thank you from my part. you life in aspired city with its conflicts and perspectives. I am happy that I got the oppurtinity to visit warszaw.Swiss architect
Merci d’avoir été à nos côtés pour découvrir Varsovie. A titre personnel et aussi professionnel, c’était très enrichissant.Murielle France
20 places, some well-known and popular, some secret. All waiting to be discovered.Buy guidebook