Explore the history and modern life of the Saint Petersburg Jewish community on this special interest tour. Although the Jewish history of Saint Petersburg is not a long one, it was often very dramatic and featured many famous people who influenced world culture, science and history. For a detailed introduction to the local Jewish society, take our Jewish history itinerary which includes a visit to the Jewish cemetery and a Jewish community centre. An alternative version of the itinerary features a visit to the Grand Choral Synagogue and several key places connected to Jewish history.
Below is a sample 3-day itinerary of the Jewish History Tour (suitable for land and cruise visitors). Please note that sequence of inclusions may differ.
Morning: City Highlights tour with a focus on Jewish history
Morning: Departure to Peterhoff
Afternoon: Transfer from Peterhoff to Tsarkoe Selo (Pushkin)
Morning: Tour of Ethnography Museum (Jewish section)