Dubrovnik Jewish Heritage Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

569506


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Religious Heritage

Details

Kid Friendly: No. Kids friendly tour

Friendly: No.
Unfortunately due to a certain amount of steps at the entrance to the Synagogue this tour is not suitable to the visitors with walking difficulties or visitors confined to the wheelchair

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

Spanish (fluent), French (fluent), Croatian (fluent), English (fluent)

Get to know the history of Jewish community in Dubrovnik


Dubrovnik Jewish heritage tour will take you for a stroll through 600 years old tradition of the Jewish community in Dubrovnik.
Through the history, Dubrovnik City was determined by Christian religion and politics were closely related to the one of Rome but it was also home of the Jews expelled from Spain, Portugal and Italy. They were wealthy and well-educated, physicians, traders, ship-owners, but second-class citizens at the same time. They founded a synagogue in the rigid Roman-Catholic city, today one of the oldest existing in Europe where they proudly exhibit its own heritage in the first Jewish museum opened in this region.
The tour will take you from the Jewish fountain at the Pile plateau to the Zudioska street (Jewish street) where a ghetto was formed in the 16th century where you will the Synagogue.

Itinerary

10:00 - 12:00 Walking tour with the visit to the Synagogue
The tour will take you from the Jewish fountain at the Pile plateau to the Zudioska street (Jewish street) where a ghetto was formed in the 16th century where you will the Synagogue.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Suggested by Guide: Pile Gate, the main entrance to the Old Town. I will wait for you next to the fountain opposite Dubravka cafe and restaurant.

End Point Options: Suggested by Guide: Luza Square, the main square in the Old Town

Duration: 2 hours

Synagogue working hours
May 1st - November 1st open daily from 10:00 AM to 08:00 PM
November 1st - May 1st Monday - Fridy 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM open. Closed Saturday and Sunday

Transportation

Dubrovnik Jewish Heritage tour is a walking tour down the pedestrian zone of the Old Town.
Sturdy shoes recommended

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Admission Tickets

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 USD - for food, drinks, souvenirs

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Public Transportation Tickets
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Private tour guide Vesna

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