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Walk through Jewish history in London

Walk through Jewish history in London

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Food and drinks
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

Born and raised in the Hungarian capital city Budapest, I moved to London at the age of 19. Having been exposed to my family's rich Jewish heritage, I became fascinated by the history of the Jewish community in Europe. Ten years of experience as an interpreter, civil servant, English teacher and outreach volunteer in the East End allowed me to gain intimate knowledge of East London's Jewish…
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What we’ll do

This walk is the 'classic' old Jewish East end tour. We'll discuss the origins and motives of the generations of Jews who came to make their home in London's famous East End. Although the Jewish community may no longer live in Spitalfields, the neighborhood still evokes memories of this famously close-knit society. We'll talk about the struggles of the Jewish immigrants and their attempts to…

What else you should know

This is a leisurely walk that will take place in all types of weather. The last stop is Old Spitalfields Market, which is minutes away from the Liverpool Street underground, bus, and railway stations.

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Sweet and savoury biscuit
Drinks
Soft drink

What to bring

Umbrella
Comfortable footwear

Where you'll be

Sandys Row Synagogue: still functioning synagogue of London's oldest Ashkenazi community; a hidden gem with fascinating history. Widegate Street: premises once used by Levy Bros, matzah-makers established in 1710 where figures of bakers appear on the sides of houses in this narrow street. Almost invisible but defiant reminders of the bakers of East End. Monty's Deli: London's best Reuben sandwich

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 10 and up can attend. Please notify the Host in advance about your dietary requirements (i.e. nut allergy etc.)

More tips

This is a leisurely walk that will take place in all types of weather. The last stop is Old Spitalfields Market, which is minutes away from the Liverpool Street underground, bus, and railway stations.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

  • High standards

    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

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Walk through Jewish history in London
New experience
£14/person
New experience
£14/person