True Lithuania

Vilnius Jewish tour

Vilnius Jewish tour

3 hour Jewish private tour of Vilnius led by a professional licenced local guide, recommended by True Lithuania website!

Price: Only 99 Euro! (for the whole group)

The tour is personal. There would be no additional people in the group except for you and your family / friends. The tour may begin at any convenient time.

Order at tour.baltic@gmail.com

Vilnius is sometimes called "Jerusalem of the North" and is rich in Jewish locations. At one time Jews were the largest ethnic group of Vilnius. During this tour you will see much of that history.

Vilnius Jewish tour includes

• Vilnius Jewish districts and ghettos.
• Vilnius synagogue.
• Site of Vilnius Great Synagogue.
• Locations related to Vilnius Gaon (the final commentator of Talmud).
• Auhentic Yiddish inscriptions on buildings.
• Statues and plaques of famous local Jews.
• Holocaust locations in Vilnius Old Town.
• Jewish information center.
• Former Jewish theater.
• And more...

What will you learn

• Learn how Jews of Vilnius contributed greatly to worldwide Jewish thought and Judaism.
• See the streets, courtyards and alleys where a large Jewish community has thrived for centuries.
• Learn about the local Jewish community and culture, both historic and contemporary.
• Learn how some Jews managed to hide or escape from the planned murder under Nazi German occupation (1941-1944) and what resistance took place.
Who were the famous Jews who lived in Vilnius, what languages they spoke, where they came from.
• And more...