Jewish St.Petersburg tour

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Vendor: BeAbo
Ecologic
Parking Available
Free Wifi
$251.02 CAD
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In the end of 19th and the beginning of 20th centuries St. Petersburg not only became the center of Jewish life in Russia but obtained an international significance as well. Our city is famous worldwide for its inimitable historical, architecture monuments and cultural heritage, which is inseparably connected with the achievements of Jewish people. During our Jewish tour of St. Petersburg you will know a lot about the interlacement of both cultures and influence of great Jewish personalities on the life of the city and the whole country.

You will be accompanied by our English-speaking guides specializing in the Jewish tours and being experts in these thematics.
 
FOR CRUISE SHIP PASSENGERS: if you don't have visa we will make tour tickets (blanket visa) for you to go ashore and get the permission for our transport to enter the Port and meet you right there (at extra cost). Please, provide your passport details for that.  
 
The program of the tour includes the Theater Square, which is closely associated with the honored Jewish composer and pianist Anton Rubinstein. He established the Conservatoire where many worldwide esteemed musicians were educated, including violinist David Oistrakh and violoncellist Mstislav Rastropovich.

You will see the district Kolomna – the center of Jewish life in the 19th century, and visit the Grand Choral Synagogue created in the Moorish style. Thanks to generous 5 million dollar donation by Lily and Edmond Safra in 1999 the Synagoge building was reconstructed and in 2005 opened in its renewed appearance.

You will drive along the Nevsky Prospect and see an unusual Wawelberg house, constructed for one of the most prosperous bankers and philanthropists in St. Petersburg. And then admire the luxurious mansion houses on the English Embankment built for such Jewish financiers as Ginsberg and Polyakov.

Afterwords you will ride to the Vasilievsky Island and stop by the Academy of Fine Arts – the significant educational institution which gave the world a pleiad of great Russian-Jewish painters such as Isaac Levitan and Marc Chagall.
 
You will also visit the Yesod Center which is situated in the House of St. Petersburg Jewish Community, and discover a lot about its activities in St. Petersburg.
 

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