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The Chania Jewish private tour

Highlights

  • Walk through the Old Town, learn about Chania's history.
  • Discover the Jewish community's history in Crete.
  • Visit the synagogue Etz-Hayyim, the only surviving Jewish monument.
  • Learn about its history, architecture, renovation, and treasures.
  • Explore the Romaniotes and Sephardy identities and heritage.
  • Understand the impact of the Shoah period on the Jewish community.
  • Gain extensive knowledge of Jews in Crete's history.
  • Experience a captivating journey back in time.


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Açıklama

Meet your guide in front of the Chania municipal market which is located in the city center. Your guide will be standing outside the main south entrance holding an ‘’Alma de Creta’’ sign.

Start this inspiring tour by walking through the Old town while your guide introduces you to Chania’s turbulent history. Find out the history of the Jews in Crete and how the Jewish community developed through the Roman, Byzantine, Venetian and Ottoman Turkish dominations. When you reach the Jewish quarter you will have a very good understanding of the multi cultural character of Chania. Visit the synagogue Etz-Hayyim, the only surviving Jewish monument and find out about its history, architecture, renovation, the mikveh, the tombs and the treasures.

Get acquainted with the Romaniotes and Sephardy identities, their heritage and lifestyles, and find out about the Shoah period. At the end of the unique guided tour you will have gained great knowledge of the history of the Jews in Crete and you will have definitely traveled back in time.

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What's Included

Included

  • Private sightseeing tour with a professional guide expert in history
  • All taxes

Not included

  • Pick up - drop off
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Additional Information

PLEASE NOTE: As this is a walking tour, comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

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About the provider

ALMA DE CRETA OE

Alma de Creta is an independent boutique travel & tour agency in Chania, dedicated to helping curious travellers wander the island of Crete with ease. We specia...

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