Guided Jewish Walking Tour in Athens to the Most Iconic Jewish Monuments

Guided Jewish Walking Tour in Athens to the Most Iconic Jewish Monuments
Guided Jewish Walking Tour in Athens to the Most Iconic Jewish Monuments
Guided Jewish Walking Tour in Athens to the Most Iconic Jewish Monuments
Guided Jewish Walking Tour in Athens to the Most Iconic Jewish Monuments
Guided Jewish Walking Tour in Athens to the Most Iconic Jewish Monuments

Half Day Jewish Heritage Walking Tour...

4 - Hours: Embark on a captivating 4-hour Jewish walking tour and delve into the rich history of Athens' Jewish community. Discover the iconic Beth Shalom Synagogue, a stunning example of Greek revival architecture. Marvel at its grandeur and learn about its significance in the Jewish community.

Next, explore the Etz Haim Synagogue, a symbol of resilience and a testament to the enduring spirit of the Greek Romaniote Jewish community. Hear stories of its restoration and the cultural traditions preserved within its walls. Pay tribute to the Holocaust Memorial of Greek Jews, a solemn reminder of the tragic events of World War II. Reflect on the lives lost and the resilience of the Greek Jewish community in the face of adversity.

Conclude your journey at the Jewish Museum of Athens, home to a vast collection of artifacts spanning centuries of Jewish life in Greece. Immerse yourself in the cultural richness and heritage preserved within its walls. Explore exhibits showcasing domestic life, religious practices, and the remarkable journey of the Greek Jewish community.

Throughout the tour, our knowledgeable guide will share fascinating stories and insights, providing a deeper understanding of the Jewish heritage interwoven into the fabric of Athens. Don't miss this opportunity to celebrate the vibrant cultural legacy of Athens' Jewish community. Book your Jewish walking tour now for an unforgettable experience that will enrich your understanding of Athens' diverse history.

  • Step into the vibrant streets of Athens and embark on a remarkable journey through the city's Jewish history and culture. Our walking tour takes you to significant Jewish sites, allowing you to immerse yourself in the rich heritage that has shaped the community.
  • Beth Shalom Synagogue, the principal synagogue of Athens. Built in 1935, this stunning architectural gem stands proudly in austere Greek revival style. Learn about its historical significance and the role it plays in the Jewish community today. Managed by Rabbi Gabriel Negrin, it continues to be a place of worship and community gatherings.
  • Etz Chaim Synagogue, located right across from Beth Shalom. This synagogue, built in 1904 by Greek Romaniote Jews, carries a deep cultural significance. Despite facing damage from the 1999 earthquake, it underwent extensive renovations and stands as a testament to resilience. Discover the stories behind its architectural features and the traditions preserved within its walls.
  • Memorial of Greek Jews: Continuing our tour, we pay homage to the Holocaust Memorial of Greek Jews. This poignant memorial serves as a solemn reminder of the tragic events that unfolded on March 24, 1944, when the Greek Jews were targeted and arrested by the Germans. Take a moment to reflect and honor the lives lost during this dark chapter of history. At the end of the visit, say goodbye to our experienced guide as you continue your tour of the Jewish Museum with the specialized museum guide. 
  • Jewish Museum of Athens, a treasure trove of artifacts spanning over 2,300 years of Jewish life in Greece. Established in 1977, the museum preserves and exhibits the material evidence of Jewish culture, traditions, and history. Explore the extensive collection, which includes unique artifacts representing domestic life, religious practices, and the overall journey of the Greek Jewish community.
  • Suggestion: After your visit to the museum, we highly recommend taking some time to explore the enchanting Plaka area at your own pace. This picturesque neighborhood is known for its quaint old mansions, inviting cafes, and narrow winding streets. Immerse yourself in the unique ambiance as you stroll through the charming alleyways, discover hidden gems, and indulge in the local flavors at one of the cozy cafes


  • Beth Shalom Synagogue
  • Etz Haim Synagogue
  • Jewish tour at the Museum of Athens
  • New Holocaust Memorial of Greek Jews


  • Meet you at the hotel (down town of Athens)
  • Licensed tour guide during the tour (exept Museum)
  • Specialized guide at Jewish Museum
  • Bottle of water


  • Entrance fees
  • Gratuities (optional)

Useful Info

  • After the guided tour, you will have the opportunity to explore the museum at your own pace. We have arranged for an experienced Jewish guide provided by the museum, who will offer an exceptional sightseeing experience. Their expertise will further enhance your understanding and appreciation of the exhibits and artifacts.
  • To commence the tour, our guide will meet you at your hotel if it is located downtown. Alternatively, we will inform you of the designated meeting point where you can join the tour. Please note that if your hotel is situated far away from the city center, we can provide transportation with an additional supplement.
  • 24/7 - Free communication, with the travel department, via the WhatsApp application is offered, within the preparation period and during your customized excursions!
  • Our tours are absolutely private only for you. You can add or remove everything from our proposed program in order the program to be modified and adjusted by you. We can accommodate from 1 person to 36 persons or more.

Cancelation Policy

  • In order to confirm any booking, 30% payment in advance is required, fully refundable in case of any written cancellation received 8 days prior the arrival date.
  • For any cancellation OR change within 7 days prior the first day of arrival and/or non shows, full cancellation fees applies – the total cost of the program.
  • A written notification of any cancellation or change is necessary to be sent to PRIVATE TOURS Greece.

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