Jewish Tour of Moscow

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Tour Number

Activity Level

189182


Categories

Youth and Family, Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

Russian (fluent), English (advanced)

Visit Jewish museums, Synagogues, Holocaust, Community Center with a private guide


*Customizable tour!
Have an authentic Jewish experience in Moscow, both personable and educational, this tour will give you an idea about Jewish Heritage in Russia and take you into all main sites of Jewish community in Moscow.

On 5-hr tour you will:
• Set out on an entertaining journey through the many centuries long history of the Jewish people in Russia and beyond, getting to know its history and religious tradition
• Engage in interactive discussions about Jewish and Chassidic traditions, culture, and lifestyles with onsite guides
• Visit the oldest Moscow Choral Synagogue consecrated almost 110 years ago, the main synagogue in Russia and in the former Soviet Union
• Take a tour of the Museum of the Jewish History
• Visit the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center - they say it is the largest Jewish interactive museum in the world.
The permanent exposition presents the history of Russia starting from the period of Catherine II the Great down to our days.
The Museum is interactive.

Itinerary

• Hotel pickup
• Jewish Museum & Tolerance Center
• Museum of the Jewish History in Russia
• Kosher Lunch (optional)
• Moscow Choral Synagogue
• Finishing at any place you wish or return to the hotel
***Two museums are located quite far from metro. We can wait for a bus or take an inexpensive taxi

Optional alternatives:
+ Bolshaya Bronnaya Synagogue
+ Holocaust memorial synagogue

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Lobby of your hotel

End location: Lobby of your hotel or any place you wish

Duration: 5 hours

Transportation

Transportation Method: Walking + metro
If you prefer a driving tour, I can customize the itinerary and cost for you depending on the number of people in your group (or if you're a solo traveler)

What’s Included

Me as your tour guide, interpreter and local friend
Customized itinerary
Authentic experience
Friendly atmosphere
Flexibility on the tour, no rush
Most scenic spots of Moscow for photo shooting
Insight into a local life and what's on in Moscow
Arranging a taxi or table in a restaurant, if needed

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1000 rubles - Entrance to Jewish Museum + lunch (optional)

What’s Extra

Entrance fees, lunch

Restrictions

* Dress code if you plan to visit churches: no shorts for men, as for women - only long skirts or dresses, long sleeves and head scarf

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