History of Jewish community in Wrocław is almost as old as the capital of Silesia. It had a huge impact on Judaism, especially it’s liberal branch. It wouldn’t be possible to describe modern Judaism without mentioning Abraham Geiger od Zacharias Frankel, both of whom lived in Wrocław. Join our Free Walking Tour to hear this fascinating, 800 years long story, full of charm, wisdom and pursue for happier, balance and identity.
During the tour we will see first places, where Jewish people lived, we will discover why they were banned from the city in late middle ages and how smart was the method they used to return to the capital of Silesia.
We will make a trip around the Jewish quarter, that is now famous as „Quarter of four denominations”, to see how this district emerged from a suburb, to the most popular neighborhood in Wrocław. We shall talk about heroes and villains, rejected love as well as patriotism. If you would like to know, how many Jews became heroes in German army, why Jews were banned from the city in middle ages, hear the story of a Jew who invented Cyclon B or the bravest insurgent of II world war, who volunteered to Auschwitz, you cannot miss our FREE walking TOUR!
“Old Town Tour”
Reviewed on May 29, 2016
Our guide Matt was great. He kept us engaged with interesting stories and exciting facts about every major attraction on the tour.The tour was very informative and an enriching experience.We came…
“Old town tour improveable, jewish tour top”
Reviewed on May 28, 2016
We did both tours on 27.5.16. In the morning the old town tour was nice and gives a good impression about hot spots in the city. However, the group was very big and sometimes some more historic…
“Great free tour of Wroclaw with Lucas—Old Town Tour”
Reviewed on May 27, 2016
We (four adults) joined a tour during the afternoon in our first day in Wroclaw.Our guide, Lucas, was great!He really enjoyed this city and knew an awful lot about it.The walk was at a good…
At the Aleksander Fredro´s statue, in the Main Market Square.
If it isn´t possible to meet at the Fredro´s Statue, then the meeting point will be 50m away, at the entrance to the Clock Tower (Town Hall)
Things to note
Booking for this tour is recommended to reserve your space specially during high season. This helps us to guarantee you’ll receive a top quality tour!