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Odessa Jewish Heritage Private Tour

By Green Tour Ukraine
Price was undefined, price is now $117
Free cancellation available
2h 30m
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Selective hotel pickup

Highlights

  • Great overview of the Jewish heritage in Odessa

  • Visit of the Jewish quarter and Jewish street

  • Stories of the famous Jewish people who lived if Odessa

  • Buildings of Choral and Brodsky Synagogues

  • Tragic periods in the history of Jewish community

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    professional guide service

  • What's included

    transportation services along the route

  • What's included

    pick up service from the hotel

  • What's excluded

    gratuities (optional)

  • What's excluded

    admission tickets to the Museum of the History of the Jews of Odessa – 1 euro/adults, 0,8 euro/child

Know Before You Book

  • Children of 5 and younger are complimentary

  • This tour has a flexible departure time from 10am till 4 pm. You will arrange your pick-up time directly with local operator after booking.

  • Not wheelchair accessible

What you can expect

Learn the history of Jewish community in Odessa and its glorious and tragic days on a comprehensive guided tour. Tour starts with the hotel pick-up by your guide and private vehicle.

In the first half of the 19th century Odessa was proclaimed Porto-Franco – a kind of free of taxesarea and it brought flourishing to the city and especially to its Jewish community. This golden age lasted until 1905 when pogrom happened in Odessa. Then Nazis and Holocaust followed. Learn about these glorious and tragic moments of the Jewish population during this tour. There is still a Jewish quarter and the street under the same name in Odessa with its Choral synagogue and neogothic Brodsky synagogue.

Despite Nazi persecutions, Pogrom and many waves of immigration after WWII, Jews still live in Odessa and influence many aspects of its life. During this tour you will find out interesting facts about famous Jews, who lived in Odesa, like writers Sholom Aleichem, Izaak Babel, MoishaZhvanetski etc. Moreover, your guide will give you the tips on where you can taste Jewish cuisine in your free time after the tour. Tour ends with hotel drop off.

Location

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Activity Location

  • Multiple Locations Visited
  • Odesa Odessa Oblast 65000

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Hotel pick-up
  • Odesa Odessa Oblast 65000
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