Jewish Tour in St Petersburg from Cruise Ships

Cultural & Theme Tours in Russia
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Tour description

Jewish tour in St. Petersburg is a good introduction to the history and culture of Jews in St. Petersburg - Petrograd - Leningrad interwoven with the history and culture of Russia. Throughout the 300 years now thriving Jewish community saw its ups and downs, prosperity in the second half of the 19th century and Revolution 1917, Civil War and Red Terror, Stalin’s putges and the terrible famine in 1941-1944 during Siege of Leningrad. Our tour will take you to the Grand Choral Synagogue, a visit to a local Jewish community centre will give you an insight to the present-day life, difficulties, joys and aspires. Jewish Cemetery is where the memory of the past lives.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Grand Choral Synagogue, St. Petersburg, Northwestern DistrictGrand Choral Synagogue is like an umbrella for St. Petersburg Jewish population. It's not only a religious centre, but an educational centre as well, greeting everyone interested in Jewish history and culture.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Russian Museum of Ethnography, St. Petersburg, Northwestern DistrictRussian Ethnography Museum has a fabulous exhibition dedicated to the history and culture of Jewish population in Russia. Duration: 1 hour

What's included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Bottled water
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly - for groups larger than 6 persons
  • Local guide
  • Transportation: air-conditioned vehicle of the necessary size
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Russian Museum of Ethnography

What's not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities