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Vienna: Jewish Quarter Guided Walking Tour

1. Vienna: Jewish Quarter Guided Walking Tour

Meet your guide at the North Tower at St Stephen’s Cathedral, then begin the tour with a visit to the Jewish Museum. From here, explore the Old Jewish Quarter and learn about the history, hardships, and culture of the Jewish community in Vienna. As you explore the neighborhood's charming cobblestone streets, hear about the lives of famous former residents, including Sigmund Freud and Gustav Mahler. Highlights of the tour also include the city's oldest synagogue and the Holocaust Memorial. By the end of the tour, you’ll have a better understanding of Vienna’s Jewish history and culture.

Vienna: Guided Jewish Museums Private Tour

2. Vienna: Guided Jewish Museums Private Tour

Visit the Museum Judenplatz and the Jewish Museum of the City of Vienna on this guided private tour. Learn about the history of the Jews in Vienna and Austria from a knowledgeable guide. Have the option to extend your tour to see additional points of interest related to Jewish culture and history. Follow your private guide and discover events and facts about the local Jewish community at the Jewish Museum. See how the city once had a flourishing Jewish community prior to WWII and how it is today. Visit the Museum Judenplatz and see its animated virtual tour of Jewish life in the 14th century. Learn about the development of Jewish communities to the everyday routines of Jews during the Middle Ages. See the permanent exhibition of “Our city! Jewish Vienna – Then to Now” and understand the difficult path of Jewish Vienna from 1945 to the present day. Have the option to extend your journey and learn more about the Jews in Vienna. See the Holocaust Memorial at Judenplatz and Memorial against War and Fascism on Albertinaplatz. Your knowledgeable guide will tell you fascinating facts and lead you to see Stadttempel Synagogue. Stroll down toward Leopoldstadt to the other side of Danube. Once a Jewish neighborhood, the area was called Matzoh Island. Along the neighborhood's streets, come across plaques marking former Jewish community establishments and see Or Chadash Synagogue as well.

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What people are saying about Jewish Museum Vienna

I really enjoyed this walking tour. Our guide Lisa was very engaging and knowledgeable. You could tell she really cared about the subject. I definitely recommend this tour to anyone who is interested in the history of Jews in Vienna beyond just WWII.

It was very educational and important tour. Our guide Mark has very big knowledge about Jewish community and it is history. This tour was just amazing and it is absolute must do if you are in Vienna.

Well sorted and informative - the Palais is an excellent setting! And: the rabbit with the amber eyes by De Waal is lying on my reading bedside table!

Lisa Marie was amazing!! Such a fascinating, inspiring and enjoyable tour. Highly recommend.

Very professional arrangement and presentation of Jewish history in Vienna.