A tour guide waits for customers in front of the Old Synagogue in Kazimerz. Built in 1407, it is the oldest standing synagogue in Poland. It has been renovated and its interior converted into a museum.
Before the fall of communism in Poland, the former Jewish neighborhood of Kazimerz in Krakow was run down and dangerous to visit at night. Today, the area draws thousdands of tourists a year from around the world. The neighborhood was once a bustling center of Jewish life before it...more »