Free Tour Jewish Quarter and World War II
Overview of the tour in Wroclaw
The city of WROCŁAW, compared to other Polish cities, has a completely different history. It symbolizes the fascinating but at the same time tragic history of the 20th century in Europe. Since 1871, one of the most important cities in reunified Germany - Breslau - had the third largest community of Jewish inhabitants. During the Second World War, it became a fortress, one of the last points of the resistance of the Third Reich, which later become Polish Wrocław.
During the tour, we will discover the Jewish quarter along with the White Stork Synagogue. You will learn about the fascinating economic flourishing of the community and its persecution during the Nazi dictatorship. The second part of the tour will show you a broad scenario of the times of the reconstruction of the city, in a new political environment, under the Polish administration and the communist party rule. You will also learn about the important aspects of the Second World War for the new inhabitants. This interesting mix makes the tour the best introduction to the complex central European historical legacy helping to understand the essence of what makes up the city of WROCŁAW.
This activity includes:
- Wrocław Market Square
Rynek 30, 11-400 Wrocław
Meeting point: Rynek 30, 11-400 Wrocław, in front of McDonald Plaza Mayor, the guide will be waiting for you with a red umbrella.
Things to note
Please arrive 5 minutes before the tour.
You are free to cancel a booking anytime. We kindly remind you to cancel bookings you cannot arrive for. Being reported as absent decreases your customer level points and the benefits you can enjoy.