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6-Hour In-Depth Private Tour of Jewish Berlin

Product ID: 16821
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Learn about the Jewish history of Berlin led by an academically trained guide. Roam the Jewish districts of Berlin and visit the ancient Jewish Cemetery and the New Synagogue. Enjoy a 6-hour private walking tour that can be adapted to your interests.
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Duration: 6 hours
Starting time 10:00 AM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Jewish Berlin with a local private guide
  • Benefit from private groups of no more than 10 people per tour
  • Visit the Old and New Synagogues
  • See the oldest Jewish Cemetery in Berlin
  • Visit the Museum of Otto Weidt's Workshop for the Blind
  • Learn about modern Jewish life in the city
Full description
On this 6-hour private walking tour your guide will lead you through modern and ancient Jewish districts dating as far back as 1295. Learn about ancient Berlin and roam along Jüdenstraße, one of the city’s oldest Jewish streets. Walk through the New Market Square which is one of the best-preserved examples of baroque architecture in Berlin. It is also the site wherein 1510, 39 Jews were burned at the stake. Discover one of the foremost landmarks of ancient Jewish Berlin, the Old Synagogue, which was built by the Jewish community upon their return to the city in 1671.

Much of the tour explores the Holocaust under Nazi Germany in World War II. See Otto Weidt’s "Workshop for the Blind" which provides more insight into this tragic period. Learn how Weidt employed deaf and blind Jews in his factory and sought hiding places for them, saving many from concentration camps. Many of the hiding places are in the museum itself.

Visit the Memorial for the Murdered Jews of Europe, where one can pay respect to victims, and learn more about the Holocaust. You will also have the possibility to take a look inside the impressive New Synagogue and to visit the Leo Baeck House, the Central Council of German Jews. All tours can be customized to your own interests and preferences.
Includes
  • Expert private guide
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees
  • Transportation
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

The Tour starts at the entrance to the TV Tower at the Alexanderplatz. The TV Tower is the highest building of Berlin and has the distinctive silver ball on its half. The meeting place is at the benches in front of the entrance to the tower.

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Important information
Know before you go
• How many people on the tour depends on the person booking the tour. We strongly reccommend to keep numbers below 10 people per tour.
• This is a walking tour, please make sure you are able and willing to walk. Of course pace will be moderate and a place to have a coffee is always nearby.

From US$ 571.89 Per group up to 10

Organized by

Humboldt Tours Berlin GmbH

Product ID: 16821