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City tour of Stockholm with Jewish content

As you stroll through the streets with your guide, you will hear more about the role that this part of the city played in Stockholm’s Jewish history. Holocaust Monument, where a memorial to the victims of the Holocaust is engraved on the wall leading from the entrance of The Great Synagogue to the Jewish Community House. Carl XVI Gustav, King of Sweden dedicated the monument in 1998 and it records 8,500 victims who are relatives of Jews new residing in Sweden. The 42-meter monument serves as a link between a monstrous past and a future in which there should be no room for such atrocities to be repeated.

Itinerary

City tour Stockholm with Jewish high lights / 5 hrs
Make your way through the city center to reach Stockholm’s oldest and quaintest of quarters, Old Town (Gamla Stan). The historic elegance of the exterior of the imposing Royal Palace contrasts starkly with the narrow, twisting alleys and cobbled stone streets at the foot of the Palace walls. As you stroll through the streets with your guide, you will hear more about the role that this part of the city played in Stockholm’s Jewish history. Continue to the Great Synagogue (masorti) that is an official national historical building, an edifice landmark, built in 1870 and is one of the very few remaining synagogues in Europe that was built before World War II. Proceed to the Adat Jeschurun Synagogue whose interior originally came from a synagogue in Hamburg that survived the Kristallnacht in Germany 1938 and was thereafter moved to Stockholm. This synagogue is located with a Jewish School and Jewish Center. After the visit to the Adat Jeschurun Synagogue you will return to the ship.

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