Thessaloniki Jewish Heritage

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Thessaloniki Jewish Heritage

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Revive the jewish past of the city by visiting all important places. With a licensed tour guide visit the famous synagogue,check the marvelous Jewish museum and admire cultural monuments of the Jewish community of Thessaloniki showing it's thrilling Jewish past.

About this activity

Duration: 4-hour private tour

Tour type: Private - Thessaloniki Jewish Heritage

Points of interest: Jewish Synagogue, Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki, Modiano Market, Jewish Quarter, Shoah monument (Holocaust memorial) Liberty Square

Starting point: Your Hotel

Tour Guide: English speaking Official Licensed Guide

Type of vehicle: Luxury Mercedes-Benz Minibus/Minivan/Sedan fully A/C

Free cancellation up to 48 hours before activity starts

Tour Description

A tour through the heart of the city that once housed Europe's largest Sephardic Jewish community! All there is to see in the city known as "Madre de Israel" for nearly 500 years, Salonica remains irresistibly lovely even today.

Monastirioton Synagogue

  • Visit the Monastirioton Synagogue, one of the oldest and most important synagogues in Thessaloniki.
  • Learn about its history, architecture, and significance in the Jewish community.
  • Hear stories of the Jews who used to live and worship in the area.
  • Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki
  • Explore the Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki, which houses a rich collection of artifacts and documents related to the city's Jewish community.
  • See exhibits on Jewish life, culture, and history in Thessaloniki and the surrounding area.
  • Get insights into the impact of the Holocaust on the city's Jewish population.

Yad Lezikaron Synagogue and Holocaust Memorial

  • Visit the Yad Lezikaron Synagogue, which was built to honor the memory of the Jewish victims of the Holocaust in Thessaloniki.
  • See the Holocaust Memorial, which features the names of over 50,000 Jews from Thessaloniki who perished in the Holocaust.
  • Reflect on the tragic legacy of the Holocaust and the resilience of the Jewish community in Thessaloniki.

Modiano Market and Jewish Quarter

  • Take a stroll through the Modiano Market, a bustling marketplace that was once the center of the city's Jewish Quarter.
  • Explore the narrow streets and alleys of the Jewish Quarter, which was home to a vibrant and thriving Jewish community for centuries.
  • Learn about the customs, traditions, and daily life of Thessaloniki's Jewish residents.

Wrap up the tour with a final discussion and summary of the highlights of the tour.
Get recommendations for further exploration of Thessaloniki's Jewish heritage, including additional museums, synagogues, and historic sites.



Round-trip transportation
English-speaking driver
Basic travel insurance
Bottle of water
Mobile phone charger

Entrance fees to attractions (if any), but can be purchased on the spot
Wine Tasting (optional)
Lunch, refreshments
Multilanguage escort (upon request)

Important information

Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Infant baby seats available
Most travelers can participate


Your Group Size Total Group Price Booking Deposit Balance
1-3 Guests 320€ 64€ 256€
4-8 Guests 380€ 76€ 304€
9-14 Guests 460€ 92€ 368€
15-19 Guests 678€ 135.6€ 542.4€
20+ Guests Contact us for a quote



“The tour for the jewish heritage of Thessaloniki with our professional guide mr John was the best part of our trip in Thessaloniki. I highly recommend igohellas!”

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