Are you looking for things to do in Vilnius? Vilnius: 2.5-Hour Jewish Quarter Walking Tour, it is a good idea if you are going to visit Lithuania because in this city doing this activity, is one of the things that you should not miss. Currently, Vilnius is one of the most visited destinations in Lithuania, notable for its leisure establishments and activities that you can do throughout the day and is one of the favorite destinations for foreigners. To make your life easier the next time you visit this beautiful city we have prepared the best experience in Vilnius.
Things to do in Vilnius
What to see and do in Vilnius? There are many places of interest to visit in Vilnius, but this time you should not miss in this city.
Vilnius: 2.5-Hour Jewish Quarter Walking Tour from €17.00$
Vilnius Tour Description
One of the things to do in Vilnius, is this experience based on 40 reviews:
Discover the “Jerusalem of Lithuania” through its good times and bad while wandering around the streets of the former Jewish Quarter in Vilnius Old Town.
What will you do in this Vilnius tour experience?
“Meet your guide on the stairs of Vilnius town hall and be introduced to the Jewish history of Vilnius. After getting to know your walking tour group and having a short overview of Jewish history in the city, the guide will take you through the narrow winding streets of the former Jewish Quarter to talk about Jewish life in Vilnius before World War II.
Gaze at photos of the past, depicting what was once a vibrant Jewish community in Vilnius. After this, you will go to see the site of the Great Synagogue of Vilna and the area where Vilna Gaon used to live. Learn how during World War II the Jewish quarter was divided into two ghettos. Visit both ghettos and learn about Nazi rule in Vilnius. After this, learn about the fate of the Vilnius Jewish community during the communist era and after the independence of Lithuania.
If it’s open, have the chance to visit the Vilnius Choral Synagogue. Afterwards, your guide will take you back to the area of the Big Ghetto to finish your tour near the Jewish Cultural and Information Centre for further exploration or bring you back to the starting point of the tour.”
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