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Polin Travel Guide & Genealogy - Private Day Tours

Ul. Augustianska 4/3, Krakow 31-064, Poland
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Outstanding Personal tour guide

My Husbands father and Uncle are survivors. His Grandfather, Uncle and Dad were interned at... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sushibee13
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Couldn't ask for anyone better!!

I met Tomasz as part of a Holocaust-centric school trip. Tomasz quickly earned all of my... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
Maya E
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We offer special academically designed one day private tours to Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum, Cracow, Kazimierz, Wieliczka Salt Mine and majority of Polish and Jewish heritage and Holocaust related sites in Poland. We specialize in private guiding and genealogy services in Poland but we also work in other fields like Christian genealogy and regular private, expert guided tours to most popular travel destinations around Cracow and Central Europe. All our guides have broad academic education and years of experience conducting tailor-made tours though Poland. We always match our best guides according to the chosen travel itinerary and the visitors background and needs. In this way we secure not only exploring the local history with professionals but also often lasting personal contact enriching the travel experience. We believe in quality, not quantity.
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Ul. Augustianska 4/3, Krakow 31-064, Poland

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My Husbands father and Uncle are survivors. His Grandfather, Uncle and Dad were interned at Auschwitz-Birkenau and then worked at Buna labor camp.,while his grandmother was selected for the gas chambers upon arrival into Auschwitz-Birman. We wanted to retrace his Fathers steps and wanted an...More

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Sipho14, Owner at Polin Travel Guide & Genealogy - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much, Such words make our passion for history even stronger.

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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

I met Tomasz as part of a Holocaust-centric school trip. Tomasz quickly earned all of my classmate's respect (which is hard to do with teenagers) due to his immense amount of knowledge and incredibly sweet and caring attitude. His own care for the topic added...More

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Sipho14, Kierownik at Polin Travel Guide & Genealogy - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much Maya. It was a pleasure to teach and learn from your group. Tomasz

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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

I recently partook in a school delegation to Poland to see various Jewish heritage sights and learn about general Poland for a week with 47 others, and I was honestly blown away. Tomasz was incredibly knowledgeable, speaking articulately and sensitively about everything we visited, including...More

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Sipho14, Kierownik at Polin Travel Guide & Genealogy - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much Hannah. It was a pleasure to teach and learn from your group. Tomasz

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Tomasz led a group of teenagers. His manner is calm and his wealth of knowledge is impressive. He enabled our group to think and reflect on what they have seen rather than just being an emotionless tour guide. He helped us understand that the history...More

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Sipho14, Kierownik at Polin Travel Guide & Genealogy - Private Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much Debbie. It was a pleasure to teach and learn from your group. Tomasz

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Reviewed 5 December 2017

Tomasz Cybulski is both a scholar and a gentleman. His knowledge of the Holocaust, modern Poland and the history of its Jewish community is outstanding! He has an uncommon sensitivity for the nuances inherent to an experience that takes you to the killing fields of...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Tomasz Cebulski was an incredible guide and historian with a passion for imparting his wealth of knowledge about Krakow, Kazimierz, and Auschwitz/Birkenau. His explanations and insight into the horrors of the Holocaust made this life altering experience a little easier to understand and cope with...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

My party of four hired Jerzy to take us on a Jewish tour of Krakow and Auschwitz. Jerzy was excellent. He is a wealth of knowledge. He took the time to make certain we saw all the important sites at Auschwitz. We spent a full...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Tomasz was an excellent guide who provided extraordinary insight and perspective for us about a unimaginable period of time for our ancestors. He tailored the tour to our needs, being incredibly patient and empathic. He emphasized the viability, and beautiful contributions, of our people in...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2017

Tomasz was exceptionally knowledgable, insightful, and straightforward in his grasp of the tumultuous and horrifying events that led to and followed from the holocaust. Visiting Auschwitz was daunting, and going with Tomasz was the only way I can imagine making it through that day. He...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Tomasz's grasp of history is extraordinary, and his depth and breadth of knowledge remarkable. He communicates with great clarity. He is articulate and his insights into the psychology and motivation of the perpetrators are illuminating. Never once, over the course of 2 days, were we...More

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Michael L
20 September 2017|
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Response from srsmallx | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late reply. The boss Tomasz was on a book tour (he also wrote a book) so was busy when we contacted him and he did take awhile to get back to me. But he is worth it if you still have the time. Great guide and great... More
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laineema
2 May 2017|
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Sorry for my late response as I am not racing the TA account, All of my research tours are private so I can arrange a tour to Stryj just for you, When do you plan to travel? Tomasz Cebulski
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Dear Marilyn, I am sorry for the late answer. I hope your trip to Cracow was both educational and inspiring, Looking forward to helping you in the future.
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