This guide to the traces of centuries of Jewish presence in Chrzanów is an attempt to take a sentimental journey through the tangible and intangible relics of Jewish culture and history.
In the guide, we propose two walking routes which can easily be completed within a single day. This guide is designed to allow readers see Chrzanów either by following the proposed routes, or on your own. The attached maps and numbers of suggested sights will make your Chrzanów experience even easier. A large portion of this guide is dedicated to the history of the Jewish citizens of Chrzanów. The architectural sights are described in detail, despite the fact that many of them have undergone significant transformation and some no longer exist. The key figures of the Jewish community in Chrzanów who have found a place in the town’s history are also extensively portrayed.