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1 Day Private Tour Jewish Heritage of St. Petersburg

Highlights

You will learn the colorful history and culture of St. Petersburg’s significant Jewish community.

Description

During the entire tour a special attention and commentary will be provided by your guide about the Jewish experience in St. Petersburg and Imperial Russia. You will learn the colorful history and culture of St. Petersburg’s significant Jewish community, and its role and contribution to the cultural, economic and revolutionary life and history of this noble city and visit "must see" in St.Petersburg - Hermitage State museum and Church on Spilt-Blood. You will visit St.Petersburg Grand Choral Synagogue which is the second largest in Europe. You will see the Synagogue main halls and, besides, the Jewish school and the wedding room which are usually closed for the big groups, Ethnography museum Jewish exposition, with its collection of unique items connected with the history and culture of Russian Jews, Jewish Cemetery where all the famous Jews of St.Petersburg are buried.

Lunch at the Jewish restaurant  is available upon request.

Itinerary

08:00 Start of the tour. City orientation drive with focus on Jewish History and Culture in St.Petersburg.

09:00-09:50 Grand Choral Synagogue guided visit, you will meet representatives of Jewish community of St.Petersburg there.

10:15 -11:15 Jewish exposition in Ethnography museum guided visit.

11:30-13:30 State Hermitage museum guided visit.

13:30-14:15 Lunch at  at the Jewish restaurant (optional).

14:30-15:15 Spillt-Blood Cathedral guided visit.

15:15-16:00 drive to Jewish Cemetery (in the remote are from the city centre).

16:00-16:40 Jewish Cemetery visit.

16:40-18:00 Drive back to the city centre with shopping possibilities en route.

18:00 End of the tour.

Pictures

Pickup

at the terminal.

Dropoff

at the terminal.

Things to bring

printed voucher.

photo / video camera.

Inclusions

  • All Local Taxes"Cruise Visa"
  • All admission tickets to below listed places
  • All photo and video permits inside venues where photography is allowed
  • English speaking highest rated guide
  • Bottled water
  • Rain coats if needed
  • Welcome package (Newspaper, postcard to mail home, coupon for a free gift, special Full color illustrated itinerary booklet, St. Petersburg photo DVD, event calendar of the city, St. Petersburg map)
  • Audio system with personal headsets (provided for groups of minimum 7 persons)

Exclusions

lunches.

Cancellation

Cancellations more than a week in advance only administration costs of 15%
Cancellation between a week and 48 hours prior to departure date: 50% of the total amount
Cancellation less than 48 hours prior to departure date: 100% of the total amount
No show: no restitution

Additional Info

Prices:

private group 2-3 persons: 369 EUR per person.

private group 4-5 persons: 265 EUR per person.

For bigger groups please contact us for additional information and prices.

 

Duration: 1 day.

Languages: English. Other languages upon request.

Please note:

Lunch at the Jewish restaurant  is available upon request.