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You will visit the most famous places connected with the Jewish community history in St. Petersburg. You will have a walk in the Jewish quarter and visit a kosher shop. St. Petersburg has a well developed Jewish community today, dozens of Jewish centers and community houses welcome visitors from all over the world. You will meet locals there, learn about activities and tasks of the community and see for yourself how Russian Jews live today…


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Description

Visit the Grand Choral Synagogue is an important part of the tour:

Designed in Moorish style by architects Shaposhnikov and Shreter, the Synagogue opened in 1893, by which time the Jewish community had reached  16500, nearly 2% of the city’s population. Accommodating over 1200 persons, the Synagogue was the only Jewish place of prayer to survive the repressions of 1930s. It continued to function even during the Siege of Leningrad 1941-1944. Today the Synagogue still has an active community.

St. Petersburg has a well developed Jewish community today, dozens of Jewish centers and community houses welcome visitors from all over the world. You will meet locals there, learn about activities and tasks of the community and see for yourself how Russian Jews live today -all this in your visit to one of the local Jewish community centres (e.g. famous Yesod). After that lunch/snack/coffee-break in a local venue of your choice, possible at a kosher restaurant/café (optional, not included in the tour price).You may also visit the St. Petersburg Jewish cemetery at the end of our tour.

The cemetery is located on the outskirts of the city and is being actively restored after the negligence of the Soviet atheistic times. Many famous St.Petersburg Jews are buried there.

Inclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Private tour

 

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Food and drinks

 

Additional info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking

Booking details

Pricing Type – Per person
Maximum travelers – 6
Age groups – ADULT (12-80)
Languages offered on activity/tourEnglish only
Booking confirmation method – Instant Confirmation
Cut-off Time – 24 hours
Duration – 8 hours

Departure

Departure Time – 10 am
Departure Time Comments – not

Departure location

Name – Your hotel in St. Petersburg
Address – yes
Directions to Departure Location – not
Return Location – Your hotel in St. Petersburg

Voucher details

Local supplier telephone number: +7 (921) 938-46-11

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