Stockholm Jewish Heritage Tour

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Stockholm Jewish Heritage Tour

SwedenSwedenStockholm

Maximum number of tourists: 9
Price per tour: 420 USD
Duration: 5 hours
Distance: 7 km
Tour by: LOGBI Eddine (Date: 14.03.2020)

Tour description

After departing the pier ,we make a stop at Fjällgatan.
-Pause briefly to snap photographs of impressive views encompassing eight of Stockholm's 14 islands( 25 ' ),
- enjoying the scenic drive to the Old Town, where your discovery of Stockholm's Jewish history begins.

- Walk the narrow cobbled streets, passing the Royal Palace on the way to Tyska Brunnsplan Square, named after the German community that once occupied this area.
- There you will see the exterior of the building which was Stockholm's first synagogue in 1790.(1hr 30' ),

- then travel to the Jewish Community's Conservative Synagogue. Also known as the Great Synagogue, it was built in the ancient Eastern style and was inaugurated in 1870.
- The synagogue seats up to one thousand congregants, making it as impressive in size as it is in appearance.
- A memorial to the victims of the Holocaust is engraved on the wall leading from the entrance of The Great Synagogue to the Jewish Community office building on Wahrendorffsgatan 3.
( duration :45' )

Carl XVI Gustav, King of Sweden, dedicated it in 1998. It records 8,500 victims who are relatives of Jews residing in Sweden.

Jewish Heritage in Stockholm

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Keywords (tags), separate by comma: Gamla Stan, Storkyrka, Great Synagogue, The Royal Palace.

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