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
About this activity
What's included, what's not
professional guide service
transportation services along the route
pick up service from the hotel
admission tickets to the Museum of the History of the Jews of Odessa – 1 euro/adults, 0,8 euro/child
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.
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