europe, krakow, poland

Krakow: Kazimierz and The Jewish Ghetto

Kazimierz: The Jewish District ItÔÇÖs a common misunderstanding that Kazimierz, the Jewish District, was where the Krakow Jewish Ghetto was located during WWII. The actual location of the ghetto is a short walk across the river in a district┬ácalled Podgorze. We actually visited Kazimierz┬áthinking it would be the area where…

europe, krakow, poland

A Visit to Schindler’s Factory Museum

On our last day in Krakow, we visited the Wieliczka Salt Mine in the morning and had the rest of the day to check out the city. We’ve spent quite a lot of time in Old Town already, so this afternoon we decided to head to Podgorze to see SchindlerÔÇÖs…