Time – 4 hours
Kazimierz was an independent town until the beginning of the nineteenth century, and later became a district of Cracow. For many centuries, Kazimierz was a place of coexistence and interpenetration of cultures, traditions and religions of the Christian and Jews. Traces of coexistence of the two cultures can be seen to this day, which is seen by neighboring churches and synagogues. Today, Kazimierz is one of the major tourist attractions of Cracow. The route starts from the Szeroka Street, where there are situated: Old Synagogue and Remuh Synagogue with Jewish Cemetery. Then the route goes towards the next synagogues: Isaac Synagogue, Temple Synagogue and Kupa Synagogue. In the Christian part of Kazimierz there are located the following Christian Temples: Corpus Christi Church, St Catherine Church and Pauline Church on the Rock.
The Christian – Jewish route could be extended for additional sites:
Pope John Paul II’s Route
St Florian’s Church, The Main Market Square – St Mary’s Church with Weit Stoss’s Altar –, Archbishop’s Palace – Pope’s Window, Franciscan Church, Seminary of the Archdiocese of Cracow, Kanoniczna Street, Wawel Cathedral, Pauline Church on the Rock
Oskar Schindler’s Route
Ghetto Heroes Square – „Under the Eagle” Pharmacy – Schindler’s Factory – 7/2 Straszewski Street Oskar Schindler’s flat – Ghetto Wall Remnant 27 Lwowska Street 27