Thessaloniki Jewish Heritage: Private Guided Tour

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Experience Thessaloniki's vibrant Jewish heritage! Visit iconic synagogues, explore the Jewish Museum, and revel in cultural landmarks guided by a licensed expert.

Highlights

  • Revive the Jewish past of Thessaloniki by visiting all the important places
  • Reflect on the tragic legacy of the Holocaust
  • See exhibits on Jewish life, culture, and history in Thessaloniki

Description

A tour through the heart of the city that once housed Europe's largest Sephardic Jewish community! All there is to see in the city known as 'Madre de Israel' for nearly 500 years, Salonica remains irresistibly lovely even today. Visit the Monastirioton Synagogue, one of the oldest and most important synagogues in Thessaloniki. Learn about its history, architecture, and significance in the Jewish community. Hear stories of the Jews who used to live and worship in the area. Explore the Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki, which houses a rich collection of artifacts and documents related to the city's Jewish community. Get insights into the impact of the Holocaust on the city's Jewish population. Visit the Yad Lezikaron Synagogue, which was opened in 1984, dedicated to the memory of the victims of the Holocaust. See the Holocaust Memorial, which features the names of over 50,000 Jews from Thessaloniki who perished in the Holocaust. Take a stroll through the Modiano Market, a bustling marketplace that was once the center of the city's Jewish Quarter. Explore the narrow streets and alleys of the Jewish Quarter, which was home to a vibrant and thriving Jewish community for centuries.

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Hotel pickup and drop-off Official licensed English speaking tour guide

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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