Warsaw Jewish History Half Day Private Tour


Tour Number

Activity Level



City, Museums / Culture, Religious Heritage


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3



Polish (fluent), English (fluent)

Private half day tour about the Jewish history and the Warsaw ghetto

This is a private half day tour which covers the Jewish culture and history in Warsaw.

During this tour you will see the places related to the pre-war Jewish district, monuments that memmorate events from World War II and Polin museum. You will have the chance to visit the only pre-war synagogue and Umschlagplatz. You will hear stories about Irena Sendler who was saving children from the ghetto and Janusz Korczak who was sent to Treblinka death camp. It is also possible to see the remaining part of the ghetto wall.

Jewish history is a significant part of Warsaw history and in this tour you will discover many sites related to them.


In this tour you will visit the following sites:
Monument of the heroes of the ghetto
Polin museum
Pre-war synagogue
Pre-war Jewish district
Remaining part of ghetto wall
Warsaw ghetto borders
Zabinski Villa in Warsaw zoo - on request (needs to be booked in advance)

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Pick up from your hotel in Warsaw.

If the hotel is located in the city centre - no transport required.

If the hotel is located far from the city centre, or you would like to be picked up at the airport, there will be additional cost for the transport. Please contact me for a custom tour which includes this cost.

End location: Transfer to your hotel

Duration: 5 hours

Heavy traffic can affect the tour duration.


Transport by modern, clean, air conditioned vehicle. It is a 5-seater Mazda 3 hatchback.

What’s Included

My time and service as your private guide,
Pick-up from your hotel,
Transport between each visited spots
Transfer back to the hotel

Estimated Local Cash Needed

70 Polish Zloty - Museum admission - 25 PLN
A bottle of water - 5 PLN
Average price of a lunch - 40 PLN

What’s Extra

Any personal purchases or expenses.

This tour is designed for up to 3 people. If your group is larger, please contact me for details and a quote.


I am not licensed to guide inside some museums in Warsaw due to local regulations.

A Recent Review of this tour

Ula was friendly and informative and went a long way of improving our understanding of the treatment of the jews during the second world war. Her English was very good and was happy to chat about broader consequences of culture etc
Stephen Calvert

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