Explore the unstable history of Austrian Jews. See related places and hear absorbing stories and important facts about WWII and Holocaust. Experience the beauty of Graz while discovering its Top Highlights with 5-Stars Guide.

  • Discover the turbulent history of Jews in Graz on a walking tour with Jewish History Expert-Guide
  • See the modern Graz Synagogue and learn about the tragic events of Kristallnacht, Holocaust and Austria during World War II
  • Explore the University of Graz and the life of Otto Loewi
  • Visit the Old Town Highlights as the Hauptplatz, the Sporgasse, the Graz Castle and more
  • Enjoy an exclusive Private Tour with adjusted tempo and interest according to your wish

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  • 2 hours
  • Private TourExclusive only for you
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  • Live GuideEnglish, German, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish
  • Walking tour
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Devastating events from the past changed the Jewish community irreversibly. After World War II, only 110 Graz Jews survived. Follow the path of traces of Jewish culture, history and science. Enjoy the sightseeing of the best Old Town sites as well, and find out why it was inscribed on the UNESCO list.

Start this unique walking tour by meeting your Private Guide in an easy-finding spot. Explore the University of Graz, the second largest university in Styria. Hear about famous Jewish alumnus, Otto Loewi, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1936. See the fascinating Mausoleum of Emperor Ferdinand II. This imperial place of rest impresses with its turquoise domes and majestic appearance. Admire the beauty of Graz Cathedral and discover the Graz Castle. It hides a Jewish gravestone with a poignant epitaph. Walk along the bustling Sporgasse, and reach the Hauptplatz, a charming square surrounded by many historical buildings.

Take a stroll through the Herrengasse, where the former Jewish Quarter was located. Finally, explore the modern building of the Graz Synagogue and hear the fascinating history of the former one, destroyed during the Kristallnacht. Did you know that bricks from the old synagogue were used for construction of the new one? This one-of-a-kind tour will give you a unique opportunity to learn everything about Austrian Jews and Jewish Community in Graz. Your Expert-Guide will make sure you get the most of your experience and will provide important, but extremely interesting information about the sites.

  • Private Tour of Graz Jewish Sites and Old Town Highlights
  • Jewish History Expert-Guide with Official Austrian License speaking fluently in a chosen language
  • Fascinating facts and history of Holocaust, WWII and Jews in Austria
  • Special route related with Jewish places, culture and history
  • Adjusted tempo and interest as it is a Private Tour

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Meeting point

In front of the University of Graz, Universitätspl. 3, 8010 Graz, Austria Open in Google Maps

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