Private Jewish Quarter of Barcelona
Immerse yourself in the streets of what was once one of the largest and most prominent Jewish communities in Europe. During this 1.5 hour walking tour you will...
DescriptionImmerse yourself in the streets of what was once one of the largest and most prominent Jewish communities in Europe. During this 1.5 hour walking tour you will discover what life was like for the Jews in medieval Barcelona while you canvass the Jewish Quarter. Your private, professional guide will greet you with a welcome pack, bottle of water and city map, then take you into Call Mayor and Call Menor for a deep dive into the history and settling of this amazing Jewish community.See Barcelona's most prominent historical monuments such as the Ancient Roman Wall and La Plaza del Rey (King's Plaza), then step inside the Ancient Synagogue of Barcelona and imagine what it must have been like to attend the services there. This synagogue is believed to have been built in the 3rd or 4th century and today is a museum where festive celebrations are held. At the conclusion of the tour you will know who the Jews were, how they came to settle here as well as what became of them. Reserve your spot today and get ready to unearth the vestiges of ancient Jewish life in Old Town Barcelona.
If you are arriving by cruise ship, an approximately 10 to 15 minute taxi (not included, approximately 15 EUR each way) is required to reach your departure location. If you are staying in a hotel, custom pick-up is provided for this tour.
Preparation AdviceComfortable, casual seasonal clothing and comfortable walking shoes. Sunglasses and sunscreen are suggested. Ladies should not wear high-heeled shoes.