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3-hour Tour Of Highlights Of Jewish Heritage In Bucharest
  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Architecture, Culture, History

  • Duration

    3 Hours

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    English

Description

Discover the major sights and cultural icons of the former Jewish Quarter in Romania's capital city and find out about a darker period of Romanian history. Visit the Holocaust Memorial, State Jewish Theater, Choral Temple, Jewish Museum, and the Great Polish Synagogue on this 3-hour tour.

Highlights
  • Dive into the history of Jews at the Jewish Museum
  • Observe how the Choral temple resembles Vienna's Leopoldstädter Tempel
  • See the three Modernist blocks of flats
  • Offer your prayers at the Holocaust Memorial
  • Visit the State Jewish Theatre, specialized in Jewish-related place
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    • Meet your tour guide at the specified meeting point in Bucharest and start your tour.
    • Visit the Holocaust Memorial which was unveiled in October 2009. Romania's Holocaust Memorial finally recognizes the country's role in the genocide of Europe's Jews.

    • Explore the Choral Temple, a copy of Leopoldstädter Tempel in Vienna. 
    • See the three Modernist blocks of flats designed by Dadaist and architect Marcel Iancu.
    • Visit the State Jewish Theatre, housing the former legendary Barașeum theatre.

    • Go to the Museum of History of the Jewish Community, built in 1850 by the Jewish Tailors’ Guild.

    • Look at the Great Polish Synagogue, raised in 1845 by the Polish (Ashkenazi) Jews Community.

    End of the tour.

What's Excluded
  • Entrance fee - Museum of History of the Jewish Community

 

Know before you go
  • Discover the major sights and cultural icons of the former Jewish Quarter in Bucharest and find out about a darker period of Romanian history

  • With only about 5,000 members of the Jewish community left in Bucharest today, it is rather difficult to imagine that in 1930 it represented up to 11,5% of the entire city’s population. Take a trip down history lane and learn about some of the most influential Jewish personalities like the Dadaist and Modernist architect Marcel Iancu and his landmark buildings.

  • The Jewish quarter was severely affected by the Fascist pogrom in the 40s, followed by the demolitions initiated in the 80s by the communists, with most streets simply wiped out and 6 synagogues and Jewish temples demolished. Nevertheless, some emblematic buildings like the Great Polish Synagogue and the legendary Barașeum Theatre have survived and are here to tell their stories.

Meeting Point

McDonald's, Piața Unirii, Bucharest, Romania

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 50% of the tour price.
Price Details
The group size and price
1 To 2EUR 140 Per Group

This is a private tour

Tour Reviews
  • Sharon
    We had booked 2 half day tours with Laura. The first tour was of Jewish Bucharest. Laura arrived at our hotel ahead of time and from the first minute with her we adored her. Laura is not only full of knowledge but is passionate about Bucharest. Her friendly character and excellent English made our tour unforgettable. We walked for 4 hours, learning and visiting sights, understanding the city and it's Jewish past. The next morning we set out again, this time to see other parts of Bucharest, to feel, taste and embrace this city. I cannot thank Laura enough for the most amazing two mornings. We will be back for more tours of your city. Thank you so much!!!!!!
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