Guided tour

Jewish Quarter: Walking Tour

4.7 / 5

16 reviews

Jewish Quarter: Walking Tour

From $36.33 per person

Discover the history of Jewish Vienna from the Middle Ages, through the 20th century, and up until the present day. Explore the Jewish neighborhoods with your guide and see synagogues, memorials, and cultural monuments.

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German, English
  • Learn about the medieval Jewish quarter
  • Understand the impact of the Holocaust and WWII on the Jewish community
  • Get a feel for modern Jewish culture in the city today
Full description
Go on a journey through the past, present, and future of Jewish Vienna on this informative walking tour. Hear the personal stories and see commemorative plaques, important buildings, squares, and institutions. See the roots of the community in the medieval Jewish quarter. Learn about the Jewish Museum and the ruins of the medieval synagogue below it. Discover the symbolism of the Holocaust memorial and dedicate time to remember the victims at Judenplatz. Walk through the streets of Leopoldstadt, a district along the Danube and a former center of Jewish life. Continue through to the Old Quarter and hear about the lives of famous former residents, such as Sigmund Freud or Gustav Mahler.
  • Live tour guide
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments
    • Wheelchair users

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    • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
    • You must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 22 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the activity starts, or a negative rapid test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts
    Meeting point

    Meet your guide, who will be wearing a blue lanyard with a sign reading “Gems of Vienna”, at the North Tower to the left of St Stephen’s Cathedral’s main entrance. Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the tour.

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    4.7 / 5

    based on 16 reviews

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    A pleasant walk through the Jewish part of Vienna. The history of the Jews in Vienna was considered. However, I missed the part about the Second World War. In my opinion, that was avoided somewhat. While a lot has happened in that period, what needs to be told. A bit disappointed in terms of thought. Many old Jewish buildings are no longer there. The guide makes up for that with old photos. Nice guide. Her German is very intelligible for non-German speakers.

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    October 23, 2019

    Eine sehr interessante Führung und auch gut gemacht! Ich kann sie sehr weiteremfehlen!

    September 6, 2020


    Sehr gute Führung

    January 19, 2020

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    Product ID: 376096

    VA ID: 392415