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St. Petersburg Jewish Heritage Private Tour with Grand Choral Synagogue - with unbiased reviews

St. Petersburg Jewish Heritage Private Tour with Grand Choral Synagogue

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Overview
Learn the history and cultural heritage of the Jewish community of Saint Petersburg by paying a visit to the Grand Choral Synagogue, YESOD (the Jewish community center) and Russian Museum of Ethnography. Fancy the second largest synagogue in Europe which was built in 1888 and consecrated in 1893. Despite the fact that the Grand Choral Synagogue was bombed during the Siege of Leningrad, the Jewish community has survived during this horrid period and has been restoring its sacramental place within several years. Learn how rich the Jewish heritage is by attending the Russian Museum of Ethnography where you will see a unique collection of Jewish artwork. The state-of-the-art YESOD Jewish cultural center will open its doors for you as well to introduce activities and events which are held there.
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  • 1
    Russian Museum of Ethnography
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Grand Choral Synagogue
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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Departure Point
St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District
Duration
3h
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide and driver
  • Entry/Admission - Russian Museum of Ethnography
Exclusions
  • Lunch at the 'Lehaim' kosher restaurant (please inform us in advance if you wish to have lunch here)
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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499stevenr wrote a review Aug. 2018
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This was our second time to St Petersburg and the first for my sister and brother-in-law. Our travel agent suggested Ulko tours for our private two day tour of St Petersburg. We wanted a general tour of the area with highlights of the Jewish history of St. Petersburg. Boy did
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Date of experience: August 2018
Response from ElenaUlko, Управляющий at St. Petersburg Jewish Heritage Private Tour with Grand Choral Synagogue
Responded 21 Aug. 2018
Dear Steven, Thank you so much for this amazingly full review. We are really happy you & your family have enjoyed this tour. Liza & Nick did a great job while preparing your program. The whole team of UlkoTours is waiting for your next visit to Russia - maybe we can help you discover some more cities with authentic Russian culture. Best regards, Elena Ulko.
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  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
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