Nowy plaza - market square
House number on Esther street, evidence of Jewish history
Synagogue, now a shop
Converted synagogue houses a bookshop with good selection of Jewish historical books in several languages
The bookshop in previous photo and our hotel were on Josefa street.
No longer in Jewish hands, this apartment building on Josefa street retains its decorations
Looking down Josefa, named after Joseph II. In the latter part of his reign certain restriction on Jews were lifted and expulsions stopped.
The Altschul (Old Synagogue) and part of the old wall
Altschul and Museum
Altschul and Museum sign
Jewish themed restaurant in historical Jewish area
School group on tour in historical area
Plaque in the Remu Synagogue
The Remu Synagogue
Inside the Remu Synagogue
Readers table in the Remu Synagogue
Krakow Jewish graveyard
Relief on gravestone shows hands making the priestly benediction, indicating that the deceased was a rabbi or kohen
Cemetary wall made from grave markers
Closeup of cemetary wall
Grave of renowned rabbi
Former mikvah (ritual bath), now a restaurant. Water was directed from rain gutters into cisterns for the mikvah
Signs of the tourist industry
The Remu Synagogue from the street
The edge of the Krakow ghetto, where Jews were relocated from the Jewish quarter
On relocation, many chairs were left in the square. As a memorial, sculpted chairs dot the square.
The Polish pharmacist who ran this drugstore refused to leave, but stayed to provide services and help to the Jews in the ghetto
The front gate of the Schindler factory, made famous by the movie, Schindler's List.
Soviet style memorial to the dead
Historical mural along the road