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Jewish Moscow – Private tour

Jewish heritage in Moscow

Jewish community lived in Moscow for many сenturies and had different rules and traditions. This tour will give you an opportunity to dive deep into history of Jews in Moscow. We will explore together the cultural sites of Jewish Moscow, visit synagogues, kosher restaurants. By the end of XIX century Russia was a home to the largest Jewish community in the world. Would you like to know what Jews’s life is about?

Tour highlights

  • Old Choral synagogue (inside)
  • Jewish museum and Tolerance center (inside)
  • Poklonnaya hill memorial area
  • Zaryadye area tour & Kosher Lunch (optional)

Tour details

Today’s Jewish population of Moscow unites hundreds of thousands and lives intensive cultural, religious and business life. We will go some of the most popular Jewish landmarks in Moscow and get aquainter with the Jewish history in Russia. We will visit the oldest Synagogue in Moscow and get to know how it survived the years ”without religion”. It is located in the former area of Jewish people in Moscow Kitay Gorod.

Then we will go to the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center, which is probably the largest Jewish interactive museum in the world. The museum encompass the Russian Jewish history from the Pale of Settlement, the 1917 revolution, Stalin’s times, World War 2 and the Holocaust, the Refuseniks till the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

Poklonnaya hill is one the most memorable and impressive sights in Moscow.

There is a memorial to Holocaust which leaves sad and powerful feeling. If we have enough time we can visit Holocaust Synagogue which was build in 1998 to complement an Orthodox church and a mosque that are part of the outdoor museum dedicated to Russia’s victory in World War II

*The tour can be flexible and we can include or exclude sights to your wish.

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Activity details

Duration:

7 hours

Tour type:

Maximum travelers:

1-12

Languages:

English, Deutsch, Russian

Available:

Daily

What is included:

  • Personal guide
  • Pick up & Drop off services

What is extra:

  • Any personal expenses

Restrictions:

  • Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center is closed on Saturday and Jewish holidays

Important information:

  • It takes 30 minutes walk to get to Memorial synagogue from the metro station and 30 minutes walk back. We recommend to take a taxi from metro station to Memorial synagogue

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Tour's price: 245 $

(Duration: 7 hours)

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