Berlin: Jewish Heritage and History Private Guided Tour

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Discover the rich Jewish heritage and tragic history on a private guided tour by car or on foot in Berlin. See Holocaust Memorial, Jewish Cemetery, and more while learning more about the past.

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Highlights

  • Admire ornate golden domes of the New Synagogue – the largest German synagogue
  • Explore the oldest Jewish Graveyard in the city
  • Pay tribute to the young victims of Nazism at Trains to Life, Trains to Death
  • Walk through the iconic field of concrete blocks at Holocaust Memorial

Description

Berlin is a city with a rich and fascinating history, and on this tour, we'll take you on a journey through the city's Jewish heritage. The early 20th century saw one of the largest Jewish populations of any city in Europe, and Jews were well integrated into the fabric of life in Berlin. They occupied prominent positions in government, made essential contributions in the fields of art and science, worked in factories and owned small businesses. Famous figures such as Albert Einstein were a part of this thriving community, and it was a time of great cultural richness. Unfortunately, this thriving community, and others like it across Europe, would then be ruthlessly destroyed under National Socialism. Jewish culture in Germany became synonymous with sites of Nazi atrocity, with names such as Auschwitz, Treblinka, and Dachau. On this tour, our expert local guides will take you through areas of Jewish Heritage, visiting sites of Jewish cultural significance, and addressing in detail the tragedy of the Holocaust. They will tell the stories of people and places with passion, tact, and respect. You will journey through the iconic concrete stelae of the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe and stand in the grand shadow of the reconstructed facade of the New Synagogue, which was once the largest synagogue in Germany. You'll also take time to pause on the streets to pay tribute to victims of Nazism at the Stolpersteine, which are myriad memorials to victims of Nazism, and visit the grave of Moses Mendelssohn and other notable figures. Your guide will then accompany you back to your hotel, or to a drop-off point of your choosing. They will also give you tips and recommendations to help you make the most out of your stay in Berlin. As always, your experience can be tailored to you, so please let us know if you have any special requests or needs. We are also more than happy to help you with restaurant reservations and museum or gallery visits. Join us on this tour and discover the rich history of Berlin's Jewish community, and learn about the tragic events that forever changed it.

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Hotel pickup and drop-off Professional, local guide In the option with a vehicle, a private modern air-conditioned van or bus will be provided, with a professional driver

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