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Vilnius: 3-Hour Jewish Heritage Tour

Vilnius: 3-Hour Jewish Heritage Tour

From US$ 83.77 per person

Join this Jewish heritage tour for a different perspective on the old town in Vilnius. Follow your guide and learn about the history of the Jews in Lithuania. Visit landmarks such as the Choral Synagogue and remnants of Jewish sites still evident today.

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Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German
Wheelchair accessible
Private group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about the history of Jews in Lithuania
  • See where the Jewish community lived within the city walls
  • Visit the most predominant synagogues and the Jewish cemetery
  • Stroll the streets and view authentic Yiddish inscriptions
  • Stop by historic monuments, statues, and plaques
Full description
On this Jewish heritage tour, learn about the lives and history of the Jews in Vilnius. Enjoy a rich introduction to Vilnius' Jewish past with a local guide in either a small group or a private tour. Meet your local guide to set out towards the heart of Vilnius. Walkthrough the old town for an introduction to the city's Jewish history. At Vilnius Synagogue learn about the history of the Jews in Lithuania before and after WWII. Discuss with your guide the unspoken prohibition of Jewish religious life and constant supervision by the Soviet state security authority. See how the synagogue remained the heart of the city’s Jewish life. From the synagogue, continue with your guide to the Jewish Information Center and see an impressive collection of Jewish history in Vilnius. Afterward, head to the memorials of Vilna Gaon and Jacob Gens. Hear about their very memorable personalities. Stroll the streets of Vilnius' old town to see Yiddish inscriptions, authentic statues, and plaques dedicated to local Jews. During your tour, talk about the Holocaust in Lithuania as you head to Zemach Shabad memorial.
Includes
  • Local guide
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Meeting point

    Meet your guide in the Konstantinos Sirvydo Park, near the fountain.

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    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Comfortable clothes

    Know before you go

    • The Jewish heritage group tour has a maximum of 12 participants
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    September 16, 2021

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