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A Private Walking Tour of Old Jewish Dublin

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Tour Number

Activity Level

194034


Categories

City, Museums / Culture, Religious Heritage

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Suitable for mature teenagers

Friendly: No.
If there are more than 4 clients for this tour the price will be slightly higher as a larger vehicle will be required. I can let you know exactly the modified price on request

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (fluent)

A leisurely stroll through the narrow streets of Dublin's old Jewish neighbourhood-Perfect for Cruise Ship visits


Meet me in the Bretzel Bakery, founded in 1870 as a Kosher Bakery, have a coffee and a delicious Bagel and take a unhurried amble through the narrow streets of Dublin's old Jewish Quarter.

We'll explore the history of the once vibrant Jewish Community and come with me to the Jewish Museum, with its wonderful collection of artifacts: a historical treasure trove. Enter the Old Synagogue in Walworth Road before further exploration reveals many more features of this fascinating area where members of my family were raised over 100 years ago.

The tour lasts approximately 2 hours. If you are a Cruise Ship passenger I can collect you dockside. If you are staying in a Central Dublin Hotel I can meet you there, and if your preference is to meet on site then the Bretzel Bakery is the place!

Itinerary

Meet in Bretzel Bakery or pre arranged location.
Stroll through the old Jewish Quarter showing many historical buildings and locations such as--
22 Victoria Street where my Grandparents and my father and his siblings lived in the early 1900's
Zion Schools
Exterior Adelaide Road Synagogue-where I was Barmitzvah and all my family attended
exterior Greenville Hall Synagogue
The home of Rabbi Hertzog
The home of Harry Kernoff, the celebrated Irish/Jewish painter
Arrive at the Jewish Museum
Old Walworth Road Synagogue
Please note that the Jewish Museum is shut on Friday, Shabbat and Jewish Holidays

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Bretzel Bakery, Lennox Street, Dublin 8 or at any central location. Hotel or cruise ship dockside.

End location: Wherever required in central location

Duration: 2 hours

Transportation

walking

What’s Included

Other: All Guide services
Any required transport expenses

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 euro - Perhaps for refreshments-I provide bottled water
Jewish Museum donations welcome

What’s Extra

Other: The Jewish Museum is run and staffed by volunteers and until April 2019 will only open on Sundays. From April 2019 till September 2019 it will open Sunday through Thursday. Apart from these times special openings can possibly be arranged. Please request details.

A Recent Review of this tour

We had a wonderful experience with Peter! He was very informative, open to our questions, as well as being fun to be with. The "Jewish Dublin" tour was extremely interesting, and his descriptions and personal anecdotes made history come alive for us!
Joan Winograd

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