This tour offers a detailed look into the history and present-day life of the Jewish community in St. Petersburg. You will be taken to the Kolomna district, one of the oldest areas of St. Petersburg and the center of St. Petersburg’s Jewish life in the 19th century. You will visit the Grand Choral Synagogue which was built in Kolomna at the end of the 19th century. The building is richly decorated in the Moorish style, and is the second largest synagogue in Europe. Your guide will take you to famous sights, such as Conservatoire founded by Anton Rubinstein, the outstanding pianist, composer and conductor; The tour includes a drive along the Neva River to see palaces that belonged to the wealthiest representatives of the Jewish Community. At the end of the tour, you will visit the Museum of Ethnography to see the permanent exhibition, ‘History and Culture of the Jewish People of Russia’. This exhibition is considered the first step to the formation of an independent Jewish museum in St. Petersburg.
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|Price per person||$281||$167||$127||$103||$88||$79|
|Tuesday||10:00 - 18:00|
|Wednesday||10:00 - 18:00|
|Thursday||10:00 - 18:00|
|Friday||10:00 - 18:00|
|Sunday||10:00 - 18:00|
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