On a thematic walking tour of old Dubrovnik, you will learn how the Jewish community developed in the city and how the inhabitants of the Jewish ghetto lived from its foundation to the present day. We will walk through the old streets, visit one of the oldest synagogues in Europe and get to know more about the history and culture of Dubrovnik. Individual excursion for 1-6 people Duration 1 hour Children Allowed with children How it goes On foot Rating 5 on 2 reviews € 65 per excursion Price for 1-6 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
The life of the Jewish community in Dubrovnik You will see the main attractions associated with the life of the Jewish community - the only community of Gentiles (non-Catholics) in Dubrovnik, which was allowed to live permanently inside the walls of the old city. We will visit one of the oldest functioning synagogues in Europe, as well as a museum with an excellent collection of religious objects. I will tell you about the first Jewish refugees who settled in Dubrovnik, I will tell you the story of the transfer of the old Jewish cemetery. Learn about Jewish life in Dubrovnik during World War II and how big the community is today
Jewish ghetto stories We will walk along the street on which the Jewish ghetto was located, talk about its origin and the rules of conduct for Jews that were established by the Dubrovnik Republic. You will learn what special signs in clothes were to be worn by ghetto residents who were not allowed to work in Jewish families. I will tell you why some windows were walled up in the houses of Jews who lived outside the fortress walls, and also talk about when and how this whole story ended.
The entrance ticket to the synagogue-museum is paid separately: 50 kuna per person.
The excursion starts at the gates of the old city. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.