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Jewish History Tour

Jewish History Tour

Duration:2.5 hours total
Includes:1 ticket
Languages:Offered in English
Availability for this experience is rare.

About your host

I am a lawyer, historian and official City of London tour guide. Introducing guests to the splendours and secrets of my hometown is my passion. I try to make my tours a mixture of fun and fact (with some of the facts being funny and some of the fun being factual). Please contact me to arrange a private tour that will make your visit to London truly memorable. All of my income from guiding is…
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About The Erskine Hill Charitable Trust

The Erskine Hill Charitable Trust provides funding to charities that care for people with disabilities or in need in the UK and around the world. Projects supported by The Erskine Hill Charitable Trust include Norwood (https://www.norwood.org.uk/) and World Jewish Relief (https://www.worldjewishrelief.org/how-we-help)
This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to The Erskine Hill Charitable Trust. .

What we’ll do

Most Jewish history tours focus on the East End, where penniless Jewish refugees settled in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. But the City has an older and richer Jewish heritage. This walk covers almost a thousand years of Jewish history. From the arrival of a Jewish community from Normandy in 1066/67 to the Kindertransport children of 1938/39, Jews have played important roles in the…

What else you should know

Wear clothes and shoes that are comfortable for walking. If you wish to go inside the synagogue, dress appropriately for a visit to a place of worship.

What I’ll provide

Entrance fee
Entrance ticket to historic synagogue

What to bring

Comfortable shoes. Check the weather forecast and dress appropriately

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Where you'll be

London's medieval ghetto, the spectacular 15th Century hall where the Jewish doctor who inspired Shakespeare to create Shylock was tried for treason, the place where Jewish broker Gideon Samson made the deals that saved the British economy in 1745, the site of first synagogue to open in Britain after the expulsion of 1290, Europe's oldest continually working synagogue (1701), the Kindertransport memorial and many other places of interest

Upcoming availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Sun, 4th Aug    From 10:00 to 12:30.
£35 per person
10 of 10 spots left
Availability for this experience is rare.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 2 and up can attend.

More tips

Wear clothes and shoes that are comfortable for walking. If you wish to go inside the synagogue, dress appropriately for a visit to a place of worship.
Ian
history walk
Jewish History Tour
8 reviews
£35 per person
8 reviews
£35 per person