Jewish Heritage of Bucharest Tour



  • Duration: 3 hours approx.
  • Operating days: Monday to Sunday
  • Departure time: flexible - minimum 4 persons

Useful information:

  • The History Museum of the Romanian Jews (The Holy Union Temple) – built in 1836 as a place of worship and today housing amazing exhibits that display the history of the Jewish community in Romania
  • The Great Polish Synagogue - major landmark of the Jewish Quarter with a remarkable interior bringing together the style and color of Baroque and Rococo
  • Jewish State Theatre - it is the oldest Yiddish-language theatre with uninterrupted activity in the world and it dates back to the last decade of the 19th century 
  • The Choral Temple (outside visit) – built in 1857, one of the first synagogues in Bucharest with a beautiful Moorish style façade 
  • Historical Center - Lipscani Street – the area where Jewish merchants and craftsmen opened shops in 1400, today a charming and lively street full of history 
  • The Holocaust Monument – a memorial unveiled in 2009, a painful reminder of the Holocaust in Romania and the fall of a remarkable community

Prepare your camera for:

  • The Old town of Bucharest with many buildings that represents the Jewish local community
  • The Coral Temple with the astonishing architecture
  • The mesmerizing interior of the Great Polish Synagogue

The Jewish community in Bucharest has a long history that can be admired today through a number of spectacular buildings, museums and cultural places spread across the central part of the city.

Our tour will start at the Holocaust Memorial Museum raised in 2009 and will continue with the Great Polish Synagogue, raised in 1845 by the Polish-Jewish community, one of the most important Jewish buildings in Bucharest today. Behind the rather common walls you will discover an amazing blend of Rococo and Baroque styles and mesmerizing colors. The building is also the house of the Holocaust Museum since 1991. The Jewish Theater, also known as Baraseum, is an emblematic beautiful building, and also an active cultural institution, ready to impress the public with great representation and its outstanding architecture. The Jewish Theater, as an institution, is known as the oldest Yiddish-language theater with a fervid uninterrupted activity since 1876.

During our tour you may admire the Choral Temple with its astonishing architecture that resembles the Great Leopoldstadt in Vienna, The Holy Union Temple and other buildings that are part of the local Jewish culture.

Price from: 45 €/ person


  •  Pick-up and return for Bucharest Downtown Hotels & Hostels 
  •  Professional English or Spanish Speaking guide
  •  Transportation by modern air-conditioned car/minibus - Mercedes Vito, Volkswagen Transporter, Mercedes E Class, Range Rover, Dacia Lodgy


  • Lunch
  • Photography & Video fees
  • Phone calls and other personal expenses

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Intrarea Mămulari 3, București 030167
Strada Vasile Adamache 11 București 030167
Strada Doctor Barasch Iuliu, București 030167
Strada Sfânta Vineri 9, București 030167
Lipscani Street bucharest


  • Phone: (+4)0723.206.018
  • Email: office@gothor.ro
  • Bucharest, Romania
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