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.