Tour 3:Jewish History in Berlin

This is a tour to take up trails of Berlin`s Jewish community. When the Nazis took over in Germany in 1933 160 000 inhabitants of the town were Jewish, 4% of the population. The tour will cover places to illustrate the important influence of Berlin`s Jews on the economic, political, social and cultural life of the city , their important role in establishing trade, commerce and bank companies. You will pass through the districts Kreuzberg and Berlin-Mitte including the old commercial centre “The Kudamm of the East”, the Jewish Museum, the “Scheunenviertel” with the Synagoge in the Oranienburger Street, the Große Hamburger Street. Visits of places commemorating the victims of the holocaust will be part of the excursion. After this 3 hours lasting tour optionally one can proceed on to visit the memorial of the Concentration Camp Sachsenhausen, approximately 30 km north of Berlin by the city of Oranienburg. A guided tour on the history of the camp during and after the Naziterror is available.

The full day tour will last 8 hours.

On request we organize a guided visit of a Jewish cemetery.*
A kosher Jewish meal can be arranged if requested. **

* Not included in the allotted time limit or instead of the excursion to the concentration camp.

** Not on Jewish holidays

  • 3 hours or 8 hours