Jewish Heritage

The experience’s local time will determine the cut-off times. The Berlin Jews were well integrated and played a key role in the city’s academic, cultural, and political scenes. Of Those 160,000 around 80,000 were able to escape prior to the beginning of the “Final Solution”, 55,000 of them were sent to concentration camps starting October 1941. A memorial at the Bebelplatz, where the original book-burning occurred on May 10, 1933. This self-driving tour takes you through East Berlin during the Cold War. Remains of the Berlin Wall and Checkpoint Charlie, as well as the Reichstag, Brandenburg Gate, and the Reichstag will be on display.

Discover what it means, and what it once meant, to be a Jewish Berliner. This 3-hour Jewish Berlin tour led by a local historian explores the triumphs and sorrows of Jewish thinkers, artists, public figures, and common people who have long called this Berlin home. It includes visits to both the New Synagogue as well as the Memorial to the Murdered Jews in Europe. This tour traces the 800-year history Berlin’s Jewish community. Tal, our guide, was excellent and we thoroughly enjoyed the tour. She was very knowledgeable and interesting, but I was irritated that she skipped the lunch break so that we could end the tour earlier, even though everyone agreed to it except for me.

This tour will allow us to get up close to Adolf Hitler to learn more about his life, his ideas and where he died. You can book up until 24 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. After spending 2 hours and 30 minutes exploring the Jewish Quarter, and the beautiful courtyards that are tucked inside its buildings, we’ll end our tour and say goodbye.

All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. We’ll then set off and begin strolling through one of the most charismatic neighbourhoods in Berlin. From the era of the Kingdom of Prussia to the tragic events that occurred during the Nazi regime, we’ll trace the history of Berlin’s Jewish community as we explore this district. The confirmation email should contain the booking reference. Marvel at impressive 360-degree art work at the newest ASISI PANORAMA BERLIN that evokes every day life scenes around the Berlin Wall during the 80s.

You’ll be walking along Rosenstrasse where non-Jewish spouses and their families successfully protested the deportation and arrests of Jewish men. Finally, you’ll reach the Berlin New Synagogue. All are private and depart daily. Any traveler groups not mentioned in the booking options are not applicable for voucher use.

Clarchens Ballhaus offers a unique experience in Berlin, but it is open to all ages. You can purchase a limited number of VoiceMap tours for groups or obtain a license to use the software more often. Your audio tour will begin at Berlin’s Marienkirche, Karl-Liebknecht Strasse.

We offer tours on a variety of topics to help you better understand this complex city. We have designed tours that are based on the interests and fitness levels of most visitors. However, our planning is flexible and can be modified to meet your specific needs. Most tours have a historical focus that combines the liveliness of contemporary Berlin with the fascinating and important background of the same places in the city’s past.

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  • She earned a MA in cultural history at the European University Viadrina, Frankfurt, and a comparative social science degree in the 20th century ideology-based history.
  • During the tour, we will learn all about Kristallnacht, also known as the “Night of Broken Glass”, and the effects it had on the Jewish community.
  • On this tour we will visit various locations in one of the areas where lots of Jewish people lived and still live to this day.