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Meeting with a Jewish Community Member

Price
150 USD
Duration
30 - 45 min
Activity Level
EASY
Tour Category
Private Tours
Meeting with a Jewish Community Member

No one can tell you more about the life of the Jewish Community in St. Petersburg than a Jewish Community member! And to make your experience even more special, this community member is the cantor himself – Gregory Yakerson. 


Highlights
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  • Grand Choral Synagogue
  • Meeting with a Jewish Community Member at the Synagogue

Explore this recently renovated breathtakingly beautiful Grand Choral Synagogue. It's a glorious building, hidden in the narrow streets of Kolomna district, hiding Europe's 2nd largest Synagogue. This is just a quick stop on your way to the suburbs or during your city tour.

10-15 min

Learn more about the history and life of Jewish Community than your guide can tell! Meet one of the eminent members of St.Petersburg Jewish Community - and learn a lot about life and problems of St Petersburg Jewish Community. During the visit you vill have a chance to visit and tour Europe's 2nd largest Synagogue.

30-45 min

Detailed Program

Time Description
This tour will be incorporated into you daily program.
  

No one can tell you more about the life of the Jewish Community in St. Petersburg than a Jewish Community member! And to make your experience even more special, this community member is the cantor himself – Gregory Yakerson. You will surely be delighted to meet this charming, open hearted man who will passionately tell you about the ups and downs of the community life, will reveal tragic stories about the World War II, and the long and hard process of the revival of Jewish culture in Russia. This is not a meeting to be missed, for sure.


Please note that guide services are NOT included in the tour cost, neither is transportation. 

If you'd like to have this activity as a separate one, we recommend to have a private guide/driver with you to make the process of interpreting better. Visa-free arrangements must be made for all cruise ship passengers. Please request.

Included

  • Meeting with a Jewish comminity member
  • Grand Choral Synagogue tour

NOT Included

  • Guide/interpreter services 
  • Roundtrip transfer services from/to cruise port 
NOT suitable for people with limited walking ability and wheelchair users.

Important

No tour available on Saturday!
Must be incorporated as part of your regular tour.
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