Private tour or Shore excursion
HALF DAY TOUR OF JEWISH MELBOURNE
This introductory tour to Jewish Melbourne highlights the Jewish community past and present and gives an insight into Melbourne's thriving Jewish culture
Pick up at your hotel and travel to the main Jewish area of Melbourne, about 10 kms from the city centre . On the way your guide will discuss some of the history of Melbourne and the crucial role that Jews played in its development.
We will see Melbourne's grandest synagogue, the Melbourne Hebrew Congregation and may have a chance for a peek inside this iconic historic building.
We will stop at the Jewish Museum of Australia with its wonderful collection and the world's largest exhibition on Australian Jewry. If time allows we will also visit the heritage listed St Kilda Hebrew congregation.
After visiting the Museum we will travel to Carlisle St, the thriving shopping district with its many Jewish bakeries, delis, butchers and bookshops.
Pick up at hotel and proced to Jewish Museum of Australia.
Tour of Jewish Museum
Tour of one of Melbourne's synagogues
Travel to Carlisle St.
Tour of shops , delis and other Jewish businesses and schools in the area
If time allows viist to the Holocaust Museum
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 4 hours 30 min.
Please note I do not work on Saturdays and Jewish festivals and on Mondays the Australian Jewish Museum is closed. On Mondays we will visit the Holocaust Museum and many of the other Jewish sites
Car and walking
For tours encompassing more than 4 hrs of driving (eg the Great Ocean Rd) I will hire a driver to accompany us
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We really enjoyed having Shelley as a guide. I felt she adjusted and added as she saw our interest and was most flexible with all the we did. I would highly recommend her.