Visiting Kraków Museums – Jewish Culture Route
Tourists mostly associate Kraków with important monuments connected with the history of Poland and this Royal City. The Wawel Hill, the Barbican, St. Florian's Gate, the Main Market Square with St. Mary's Basilica and the Cloth Hall, Collegium Maius of the Jagiellonian University – these are the main destinations.
Kraków also boasts a great number of museums that often contain lesser known collections. All tourists who came here for the first time as well as those who come to the city regularly, are invited to discover the rich offer of the museums. The collections appeal to a wide range of people with specific interests, to hobbyists and those fascinated by the history of a given period.
Feel free to visit out range of museums, whose collections present the history of Kraków Jews. Over the last few years, Kazimierz, a district which was mostly Jewish until World War II, enjoys great interest from tourists. Thus, it presents a great opportunity to learn about Jewish art and material culture.
Translation: Summa Linguae SA