Jews have been settling in Dresden as far back as the 13th century. August the Strong used Jewish money to finance the Polish crown. In 1839/40 Gottfried Semper built the second synagogue in Dresden, which was destroyed during the Night of the Broken Glass of 1938.
Witness now the new synagogue which was awarded a renowned architectural prize in 2002. The Abraham Geiger College chose this iconic temple at the site of the former Semper Synagogue to ordain the first rabbis in 2006, who were trained in Germany after the Shoah. The Holocaust was also in Dresden a major turning point for Jewish life.
This tour takes you to the places of Jewish life in Dresden before the Second World War, during the Communst time and today, not only in the historical city center but also various parts of the city of Dresden.
Duration: 2 hours only historical city center, extension by visiting other parts of the city by public. Transport or taxi / rental car / bus 3 – 4 h
Price (in English): 2h from 120 €/ 3h 160 € / 4h 200 € (all prices incl. 19% VAT)
This tour is offered by Katharina.
Are you interested in this special tour? If so, please send us an informal request for a guided tour with your chosen date and time. We will then write back to you concerning all further details and finally a confirmed booking.