Private Tour Of Jewish Community In Kiev

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    Start time for this tour is flexible. If time is not informed and agreed in your booking, tour will start at 10am (local time) from your hotel or apartment accommodation. Please choose your suitable t.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler's centrally located hotel or apartment in Kiev
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Jewish tour is a great option to know the history of Jewish community in Kiev as well as to know the names of great Jewish people that contributed to the history of the city with a visit to two major Synagogues (5 synagogues in Kiev).

Highlights

  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Excellent value for money
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Comprehensive tour of the city

Know More about this tour

Visit Lvivska square in the upper Kiev, the site of the Jewish gate and learn about life of the Jewish in the medieval Kiev. Follow the way from Lukyanovka area to Baby Yar ravine. Visit bronze monument to victims of the holocaust. This monument was built in 1976 just after President Nixons (37th President of USA) visited Baby Yar.

Soviet-time monument at Baby Yar is made of 11 sculptures. Especially moving are two of them a mother with her baby at herbreast while her hands are tied up it symbolises Ukraine enslaved by Nazis and a granddaughter mourning over her dead grandfather.

Other monuments at Baby Yar are more recent. They are Menorah (1991y.) and childrens monument (2001y.). The bronze Menorah depicts Abraham and Jsaak and human procession. Its inauguration ceremony was attended by President Bushs brother in 1991. Childrens monument is built to remember 15 thousand children and babies killed by Nazis in Baby Yar at time WWII.

Next visit Podil (lower Kiev) where Jews had lived in olden clays and its Synagogue - late 19th century. Aristocratic Lipki area has a few lovely mansions built by wealthy Jews just next to the tsars palace. Now these mansions are used mostly by Ukrainian authorities.

Finally visit choral Brodsky Synagogue (1898) and adjacent area. Golda Meir and Sholom Aleichem once lived here. Meir was elected Prime Minister of Israelon March 17, 1969, after serving as Minister of Labour and Foreign Minister. Visit Solom Aleichem museum to learn about his Ukrainian birthplace in Pereyaslav and members of his family. Solomon Naumovich Rabinovich, better known under his pen nameSholem Aleichem (March 2[O.S.February 18]1859 May 13, 1916), was a leading Yiddishauthor and playwright. See Golda Meir memorial plague and Solom Aleichem statue. Also visit Bessarabsky roofed market (1911) built on Brodskus money.

Holocaust history and Baby Yar tragedy are presented in the World War II just three showcases.

To see objects of Jewish worship silver. Torahs crowns, shields, pointers, e.t.c. (18-19th centuries ) visit Museum of Historical Treasures of Ukraine.

Inclusions

  • Private guided tour or walking tour
  • Guided tour will pick-up and drop off at your centrally located hotel or apartment in Kiev.
  • Guided tour includes transportation by private vehicle, minivan, or minibus
  • Entrance fees are free of charge to the Synagogues

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees are free of charge
  • Food and drinks
  • Souvenirs and photos are available to purchase
  • Transportation to and from attractions and hotel drop-off for the walking tour

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

You can enjoy this product as a walking tour. During the walking tour, you will use the public bus and metro to get between sightseeing points. Tour will be provided in Down Town and some parts are not available due to the destinations between them

Explore the history of the Jewish Community in Kiev and nowadays

Foreign language speaking guides are available upon request

Dress code is formal

More people can book the tour on request