Vienna: Jewish Life in Leopoldstadt 2-Hour Walking Tour

4.7 / 5

26 reviews

Vienna: Jewish Life in Leopoldstadt 2-Hour Walking Tour

From $21.45 per person

Discover Jewish life in Vienna during the early 20th century and during the present day on this 2-hour guided tour. Learn more about the eventful history, the destruction and the new development of social and community institutions.

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Duration 2 hours
Starting time 1:30 PM
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Live tour guide
German
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Set off on a tour through the district of Leopoldstadt in Vienna and discover the old and new traces of Jewish life
  • Walk off the beaten tourist path through the city center and learn more about the former center of Jewish life
  • Find out more about the synagogues and houses of worship before the Second World War
Full description
Discover the area between the Danube Canal and the district of Leopoldstadt located on the Danube, once a center of Jewish life in Vienna. Set off on a journey through time and learn more about Jewish life in Vienna at the beginning of the 20th century. Explore the part of the city off the beaten tourist path. Learn more about what social and community institutions dominated this district and find out which magnificent houses of worship existed at that period of time. See how the Jewish people live in Vienna today and follow the commemorative plaques marked “Path of Remembrance”.
Includes
  • Certified tour guide
  • Transfers
  • Food and drink
  • Synagogue entry
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • You must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 22 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the activity starts, or a negative rapid test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts

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1st District, on the corner of Rotenturmstrasse and Schwedenplatz (McDonald's)

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Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 26 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Service
    4.8/5
  • Organization
    4.6/5
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A pleasant walk through the Jewish part of Vienna. The history of the Jews in Vienna was considered. However, I missed the part about the Second World War. In my opinion, that was avoided somewhat. While a lot has happened in that period, what needs to be told. A bit disappointed in terms of thought. Many old Jewish buildings are no longer there. The guide makes up for that with old photos. Nice guide. Her German is very intelligible for non-German speakers.

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October 23, 2019

very worthwhile

The tour was very informative and very lively, especially in terms of language. You could understand the lady really well even in traffic noise without screaming. The lady was able to give all information that she had in German in English. She also went into the origin of the participants and was able to contrast Viennese Jewish life with Brooklyn and Berlin. We could often feel the human fate behind the facades through their descriptions and spent the rest of the evening in the 2nd district.

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May 6, 2018

Not much to see on Boxing Day. Things were closed and streets empty.

Would have liked to see synagogues, holocast memorial and other signs of Jewish life in Vienna today. When we booked I was told that we would pass by the memorial but we didn't. Disappointing.

December 26, 2015

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