1. Romania
  2. Timișoara

Timisoara: Jewish Heritage Walking Tour

Product ID: 245417
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Join a fascinating tour to explore the Jewish heritage of Timisoara. Discover the story of the Jewish Community that hundreds of years ago with a few Sephardic families settling in the then Ottoman Timisoara. 
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Duration: 2.5 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
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  • Explore the beautiful city of Timisoara and be enchanted by its charm
  • Learn about past and current events from a knowledgable and experienced guide
  • Learn more about the Jewish community in Romania and especially in Timisoara
Full description
On this walking tour, you will follow explore the history of Timisoara, with a focus on the Jewish community. Visit the small Jewish Quarter of Timisoara’s city center. See the city’s beautiful Moorish synagogue, and discover the story and architecture of the impressive Status Quo synagogue in the Fabrikstadt neighborhood. In addition to the magnificent synagogues, a number of Timisoara’s stunning buildings were financed and designed by Jewish townsmen.

Another stop on this tour will be the only Stolpperstein, or “stumbling stone” in Romania. These kind of stones are small monuments made of iron or copper which are engraved with the name and life dates of Holocaust victims. These stones are one of the few reminders of the crimes that happened under the Nazi regime during World War II.
  • Tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Admission tickets to attractions

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your guide in front of the Tourist Information Center at Strada Alba Iulia 2, Timișoara 300077

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What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Depending on availability, it may be possible to visit the Jewish cemetery of Timisoara at the end of the tour; however, this is not guaranteed.

From US$ 41.62 per person