The Warsaw Ghetto as a prewar Jewish district in Warsaw does not exists. That is true it is still possible to find fragments of Ghetto, but the essence of this part of the city, the sealed district of Warsaw, is hidden from us by earth, asphalt, the foundations of new buildings, and oblivion. As a Warsaw Licensed Guide I Take You around the city does not exist. I will show You the view of exterminated nation.
During this tour You will have an opportunity to see the remnants of Holocaust in Warsaw. A walk around the former Jewish district will be memorable journey to the past. In 1939 in Warsaw lived the second largest population of Jews (after New York) in the world. This fascinating area inhabited by over 400,000 people within almost three years was swept from the earth's surface.
During a four-hour tour I will tell you the story of Jewish District. We will find the remnnats of the Ghetto walls. You will follow the Trail of Martyrdom and Memory from the monument of the Ghetto Heroes to the former old railway station, called Umschlagplatz from where from July 1942 till 1943 300,000 Jews were sent to the extermination camp in Treblinka.
You will learn about the everyday life in the Ghetto, cooperation with the Poles, resistance against the Germans and about the Jewish Uprising - the first such an attempt in the occupied Europe. We will also walk around the Jewish Cemetery - one of the largest existing Jewish cemeteries in this part of Europe, where I will tell you about the lives of Warsaw Jewish citizens, distinguished, not only for Warsaw. At the end of trip You will visit the Nozyk Synagogue – at present the only one in Warsaw.
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