Town of Kazimierz was founded in 1335 by King Casimir the Great. Before World War II lived here 65,000 Jews. Only few thousand of Jew survived the War. Most of them were killed in the Krakow Ghetto (1941-1943), in the Nazi concentration camps.
In recent years, the Jewish Quarter has become very popular. Attract not only the sights but the atmosphere of this place. There are many galleries, small shops, coffee shops with interesting decor and menu card. Almost every evening in the numerous restaurants Klezmer music concerts are held.
In addition, annually organized Jewish Culture Festival attracts enthusiasts from all over the country and abroad.