Jewish heritage tour in Vilnius

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Tour Number

Activity Level

91781


Categories

Religious Heritage, Museums / Culture, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

Norwegian (fluent), English (fluent)

Old town, Uzupis, Jewish ghetto, synagogue and Paneriai memorial


Vilnius was known as Jerusalem of the north. About 60 000 Jewish lived in Vilnius before WW2. I want to tell you about that culture and people which we had in our county and which we do not have now. After Holocaust not many of them survived. We will walk also in former Jewish ghettos and for additional price we can visit Paneriai memorial, place of executions where 70 000 Jewish where shot dead.
Vilnius Old Town is one of the largest surviving medieval old towns in Northern Europe. In 1994 Vilnius Old Town was included into the UNESCO World Heritage List. Uzupis is district of artists.

Itinerary

Small Jewish ghetto, Vilnius Gaon sculpture, Place of the Great Vilnius synagogue, VIlnius ghetto with memorial boards, sculptures, streets, uncovered inscriptions, Jewish Culture Center, former Ghetto Theater, Synagogue, Jewish houses in Uzupis.
This is a very general description, I will show you more on the way as places associated with Theodor Herzl or Romain Gary.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Meeting at the hotel or in another place which we will choose.

End location: At the end I can take you back to the hotel or recommend some good local restautant or SPA center.

Duration: 4 hours

What’s Included

Other: Guided tour in Old town, Uzupis and New town with Jewish sites.
Paneriai memorial with a car.

What’s Extra

Other: If more than 4 persons you can leave me a message and I will customise a tour for you.

A Recent Review of this tour

Lucas was everything we had hoped for and more. He was very accommodating and knowledgeable, and we came away from the tour with much more information than we had originally expected. We heartily recommend him to future travelers.
William Teasdale

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