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Jewish Heritage of Bucharest Tour

Jewish Heritage of Bucharest Tour

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The History Museum of the Romanian Jews (The Holy Union Temple) – built in 1836 as a place of worship and today housing amazing exhibits that display the history of the Jewish community in Romania
  • The Great Polish Synagogue - major landmark of the Jewish Quarter with a remarkable interior bringing together the style and color of Baroque and Rococo
  • Jewish State Theatre - it is the oldest Yiddish-language theatre with uninterrupted activity in the world and it dates back to the last decade of the 19th century
  • The Choral Temple (outside visit) – built in 1857, one of the first synagogues in Bucharest with a beautiful Moorish style façade
  • Historical Center - Lipscani Street – the area where Jewish merchants and craftsmen opened shops in 1400, today a charming and lively street full of history
  • The Holocaust Monument – a memorial unveiled in 2009, a painful reminder of the Holocaust in Romania and the fall of a remarkable community
This tour starting daily in the morning includes the most important sights in the former Jewish Quarter of Bucharest, as the city was home to the biggest and most prosperous Jewish community in Romania. The city’s Jewish heritage can still be admired in what is left of the former Jewish Quarter of Bucharest, the area where Jewish merchants and craftsmen opened their shops and stores beginning with the 1400’s when the community started flourishing.

The Jewish Heritage of Bucharest Tour includes impressive attractions and landmarks for those who wish to discover a different side of the city: the History Museum of the Romanian Jews, once The Holy Union Temple built in 1836 as a place of worship and today housing amazing exhibits that display the history of the Jewish community in Romania; The Great Polish Synagogue - major landmark of the Jewish Quarter with a remarkable interior bringing together the style and color of Baroque and Rococo, the Jewish State Theatre the oldest Yiddish-language theatre with uninterrupted activity, the beautiful Choral Temple and Holocaust Monument.
You will get a real feeling of the city’s history and culture in the walking tour in the Historical Center that is also included. Lipscani Street has a charming vibe that’s been kept throughout the ages, the small shops that once belonged to Jewish merchants and craftsmen have been replaced today with local shops and lovely cafes and pubs.

INCLUSIONS

  • Pick-up and return for Bucharest Downtown Hotels & Hostels
  • Professional English or Spanish Speaking guide
  • Transportation by modern air-conditioned car/minibus

EXCLUSIONS

  • Lunch
  • Photography & Video fees
  • Phone calls and other personal expenses

Additional info

The History Museum of the Romanian Jews is available from Monday to Thursday
STARTING FROM: 39 €

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Duration: 3 hrs. approx.
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