Jewish Vienna Past and Present - Walking Tour

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Highlights / General details

There have been Jewish communities in Vienna since the 13th century. This tour is intended to give an overview over the eventful and often very tragic Jewish history of the city. We tell about Jewish life in the city from its earliest beginnings in the 12th century, it ups and downs in the course of history. We stop by the Gestapo Memorial on Morzinplatz, take you through the Jewish Textile Quarter around Rudofsplatz, talk about the Austrian Documentation Archive and the envisaged Simon Wiesental Research Centre, and finish by the Holocaust Memorial on Judenplatz Square.

Languages: English.

Inclusion

Guided tour; taxes.

Exclusion

Hotel pick-up; Admission fees; Gratuities.

Hours of operation

Available: Monday; Departs at 1:30pm.

Duration

Approximately 2 hours.

Location

Meeting Point: Corner of Schwedenplatz/Rotenturmstrasse (McDonald's).

Additional Information

After the tour you may want to visit the Jewish Museum Judenplatz (which focuses on the excavation of the medieval synagogue and medieval Jewish Vienna) and the exhibition "Adolf Frankl - Art against Oblivion" at the Art Forum Gallery on Judemplatz.

Policies

Tour requires a minimum of 3 participants to operate.

Tours take place rain or shine.

**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**

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