The tour is a 3-hour tour that provides an initial introduction to the city of Belgrade. The tour covers the history of the Serbian people, the Jewish story and the cultural and tourist attractions of the city.
The tour includes:
*An overlook of the shopping and entertainment centers
*A visit to the streets of the Jewish community in Zemun
*Visit the Great Synagogue “Sukkat Shalom”
The tour begins with meeting at the Republic Square at 08:45. After registration, we will drive to the New Belgrade for an overview of the shopping malls, the large open market, “Chinatown” and additional shopping centers.
From there we will travel to the neighborhood – Zemun, Which lies northwest of the Danube and Sabe rivers. We will stroll through the streets of the Jewish community and hear about the story of the Jewish community with an emphasis on the Zionist aspect. We will overlook the local synagogue where Rabbi Yehuda Alkali, the father of the Zionist idea, (who wrote the book “Goral La”) served as the chief rabbi for many years. We will continue down “Zemun” streets towards the the promenade on the banks of the Danube River and overlook the “Millennium Tower”. We will continue on a guided tour in the direction of New Belgrade as we cross the Sabe River across the “Branco” Bridge. We will visit the “Sukkat Shalom” synagogue, which serves as a religious, social and cultural center for the local Jewish community in Belgrade today, and returns to the Republic square to end the tour. (For those who continue there will be a one hour break)
The price per person is 25 EUR, which includes entrance to the sites, transportation, and a Hebrew-speaking guide.
For those interested, you can register for the two tours of Belgrade on the same day at a cost of EUR 40 per person