Welcome to the Original Jewish Vienna Tour. Join us as we venture 800 years into history and discover Jewish life in Vienna form the 12th century onwards. This tour offers an insight into some of Vienna oldest visible history. The radical treatment of Jewish people over the course of the city’s history have left scars still visible today. The tour will also visit modern day life in Vienna and how the Jewish population is continuing to recover and leave its mark on this amazing city. Don’t miss your chance to see a part of the history of the world on this one of a kind tour. Our local guides are all officially licensed and their passion for the history of Vienna make the Original Jewish Vienna Tour truly one of a kind.
Jewish life in Vienna starts as early as the 12th century. Few cities have a history as closely connected with Jewish history as the city on the Danube. Despite two major expulsions, Jewish people continued to settle in Vienna. Before the SHoah the Vienna Jewish community was one of the largest in Europe. Today the active Jewish Community compromises about 8000 members of the 10000 to 12000 Jewish people living in Vienna. Come explore history with us on the Original Jewish Vienna Tour.
The Original Jewish Vienna Tour is about 2.5 hours long, and features:
Place of the first synagogue from the middle ages
Jewish Museum Vienna
History of the Vienna Synagogue
History of Jewish life in Vienna
Jewish life in the past
Modern Jewish Life