Learn how Jews thrived, died, and rose again in Germany’s capital, from the New Synagogue to the ancient Jewish-Cemetry. In the 13th century, Jews arrived in Berlin from the provinces along the Spree’s swampy lands. Our walk begins in the ruined foundations of the Old Synagogue at Heidereutgasse, which becomes our stage for constructing an image of Jewish history during the Medieval and Renaissance periods. Our guide, Oren S, was very knowledgeable and easy to understand. These places could not have been found by us on our own.
He bribed the Gestapo to protect his Jewish employees. Your way to your next destination, you’ll pass through Museum Island. Your guide will tell you all about James Simon, a German-Jewish art collector and philanthropist who donated most of his priceless art collection to Berlin’s state museums. One day, take a private excursion to nearby Potsdam, a UNESCO World Heritage-inscribed town famous for parks, palaces and lakes.
The division between west and east, and then the reunification. Visit our website for travel careers to find out more about the positions available and how you can apply. We’re not taking new bookings for travel to Germany at the moment. Our specialists can advise you on all the destinations you can currently book with us. My clients had a fabulous trip to Austria and Germany.
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There is some on street parking in front of the church, otherwise there is normally ample parking on Karl-Marx-Allee which is a ten minute walk away from the start location. From the major station of Alexanderplatz, to which the U2, U5 and U8 underground lines run, the S5 and S7 Stadtbahnlines and the M4, M5 and M6 trams also travel, walk from the station toward the famous television tower. Either walk through one of the passages or around, the church is near the fountains on the other side. It should be easy to see its green single spire. To listen to tours at your home or elsewhere, simply select Virtual mode from the VoiceMap app.