Join this walking tour of Vienna and explore the city's 800 years of Jewish history.
Explore Vienna's Jewish history
Learn more about the Jewish community in Vienne in the past and present
Visit famous sights such as the Holocaust Memorial
The Original Jewish Vienna Tour offers insight to some of Vienna's oldest history with a focus on the Jewish people and their life in Vienna. Only few cities have a history as closely connected with the Jewish community as Vienna does. This tour travels through time starting from the 12th century. But during the walking tour, you will not only look at history, but you will also discuss Jewish life today. Join this walking tour and see how the community has left their mark on Vienna.
Learn that Jews have a mixed history with Vienna, ranging from prosperity to persecution. Until 1938, Vienna had a vibrant Jewish community including dozens of synagoges and prayer houses. However, after the occupation of Austria by the German Wehrmacht, the racism and terror of the Nazis started. Experience the history and Jewish heritage in all its complexity. Visit the Jewish Museum to get a thorough idea of the Jewish community in Vienna in the past and present.
Walk to the Museum Judenplatz with the subterranean remains of a medieval synagoge. Also pay a visit to the Holocast Memorial at Judenplatz. Take a look at the large white cube which remembers the 65,000 Austrian Jews killed during the Nazi Regime. Be amazed by the monument's facade covered with 65,000 stone books remembering the unqiue story of each Jewish individua
• Public transportation costs (if applicable)
You will meet your guide at the main entrance of the Opera House (Opernring 2,1010 Wien, Austria).
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