Discover the influence and history of the Jewish immigrants to Melbourne and the significance of the holocaust survivors !
Melbourne is a well organised multicultural society where immigrants get along just fine.
Among these groups are some 55, 000 plus people of Jewish faith.
The Jewish community come from many differing backgrounds, including Russian, Polish, Hungarian, Israeli, Czechoslovakians and now newly arrived South Africans forming an interesting cultural mix.
Be amazed by the heritage listed synagogues( shuls), Jewish day schools ( 9) museums, (20) eateries, butcheries, and bakeries.
Visit the largest Jewish bookshop in the Southern Hemisphere and be awed by the array of books and other jewish paraphernalia .
And be saddened by the Holocaust museum and enlightened by the Jewish museum.
Enjoy genuine boiled bagels my gift to you on conclusion of your tour !
I will collect you from the cruise ship terminal, hotel, or agreed upon meeting point.
We then begin our journey to the Jewish scene of Melbourne.
Along the way, we will view the heritage listed Toorak Shul, St Kilda Shul and museum, and
as we proceed along , I will point out many other interesting buildings, schools, homes and kosher shops and bakeries.
A must visit is the "largest Jewish bookshop " in the southern hemisphere and where judaica , memorabilia and rare talmudic books are on view.
I will point out the interesting holocaust museum and perhaps we can talk a holocaust survivor.
Upon completion of our tour, I can drop you off at your hotel or the cruise ship terminal.
An option for you to consider, is for me to drop you off to enjoy a meal at one of the numerous kosher eateries.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection
Duration: 4 hours
This tour is not weather dependent ,and does not run on Saturdays or any of the Jewish festival days.
Entrance to some synagogues is not always guaranteed but we do our best to view inside.
1. In a comfortable SUV suitable for 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 kids,
2. A larger comfortable vehicle for up to 10 passengers is available but will incur additional charges.
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
Estimated Local Cash Needed
50 Australian dollar - If you wish to have a meal at any of the kosher eateries, this is at your expense. Bakeries usually do not have credit card facilities, while eateries and restaurants do.
We go at your pace
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Errol was very knowledgeable and personable. The stops were interesting and he showed a deep understanding of both the history and culture of Melbourne's Jewish community. He provided water and snacks in his car, which was comfortable and clean.