Stadttempel Synagogue

Stadttempel Synagogue: Our most recommended tours and activities

Jewish Vienna: City Synagogue Guided Tour

1. Jewish Vienna: City Synagogue Guided Tour

Explore the Stadttempel, the main Synagogue of Vienna. The tour takes you along the memorial of the Holocaust, the wall of names, and the surviving City's vibrant Synagogue. Exclusively see the inside of the City’s Synagogue and get to know its vibrant history. Along with your guide, and active members within the Jewish community of Vienna, you will have an unforgettable experience within the Synagogue.

Jewish Vienna: Inner City Walking Tour

2. Jewish Vienna: Inner City Walking Tour

We start at the City Temple ‘Stadttempel’, Vienna‘s main synagogue and the hotspot of Jewish life. The route takes us through the 1st district, the Innere Stadt, and through the centuries: from the first Jewish community in the times of the Middle Ages to the heyday of the early 20th century to the here and now. Continuing at Judenplatz „square of the Jews“, one of the most important sights to see and understand the Jewish history of Austria. Dive in deeper into the Jewish history, by visiting Graben, Kohlmarkt and finding out more about famous purveyors of the third Jewish Community. At „Hoher Markt“ you will learn about famous Jewish families such as the Arnsteins, Rothschilds, Ephrussies and many more. Discover things you would never see otherwise with our authentic and knowledgeable guides.

Vienna: Guided Jewish Museums Private Tour

3. Vienna: Guided Jewish Museums Private Tour

Visit the Museum Judenplatz and the Jewish Museum of the City of Vienna on this guided private tour. Learn about the history of the Jews in Vienna and Austria from a knowledgeable guide. Have the option to extend your tour to see additional points of interest related to Jewish culture and history. Follow your private guide and discover events and facts about the local Jewish community at the Jewish Museum. See how the city once had a flourishing Jewish community prior to WWII and how it is today. Visit the Museum Judenplatz and see its animated virtual tour of Jewish life in the 14th century. Learn about the development of Jewish communities to the everyday routines of Jews during the Middle Ages. See the permanent exhibition of “Our city! Jewish Vienna – Then to Now” and understand the difficult path of Jewish Vienna from 1945 to the present day. Have the option to extend your journey and learn more about the Jews in Vienna. See the Holocaust Memorial at Judenplatz and Memorial against War and Fascism on Albertinaplatz. Your knowledgeable guide will tell you fascinating facts and lead you to see Stadttempel Synagogue. Stroll down toward Leopoldstadt to the other side of Danube. Once a Jewish neighborhood, the area was called Matzoh Island. Along the neighborhood's streets, come across plaques marking former Jewish community establishments and see Or Chadash Synagogue as well.

Vienna and the Holocaust: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

4. Vienna and the Holocaust: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

This walking tour is an essential introduction to Vienna’s role in the Holocaust. It tells the story of Viennese Jews throughout the city’s history, with a focus on the Holocaust and the post-war years when justice was being sought. If you like overlooked history, forgotten stories, and off-the beaten path places, this walk through the center of Vienna will be right up your alley (and we’ll be wandering down a few of those too!) We’ll explore locations with links to Jewish Vienna that aren’t often found on tourist maps. Along the way, you’ll learn about Simon Wiesenthal, the greatest ‘Nazi hunter’ of all time, and how many of his efforts eventually led to justice. You can look forward to hearing about: • Jewish Vienna’s history, and Austria’s role in the Holocaust • The original site of the Gestapo headquarters • Stadt Temple • “The Nameless Library”, the central memorial for Austrian victims of the Holocaust • Leopoldstadt, Vienna’s thriving Jewish community • The O5 headquarters, the most prominent pro-Austrian resistance group Whether it’s your first time in Vienna or you’re a curious history buff eager to uncover the city’s hidden corners, this 90-minute walk will keep you captivated and have you yearning for more intriguing tales.

Vienna: Private Jewish Walking Tour

5. Vienna: Private Jewish Walking Tour

The Jewish community of Vienna is a culture rich in history and goes back hundreds of years. From the first Jewish person in Austria, to the artists, doctors, and scientists who shaped Viennese culture in 1900, to the Holocaust, and to the present-day Jewish community, the city would not be what it is today without its Jewish community. This walking tour emphasizes the intellectual, cultural, and artistic flowerings of a remarkable community that has shaped Vienna's history, as well as exploring the darker periods wherein the community was banished from Vienna. Highlights of the tour include the University of Vienna, Sigmund Freud’s favorite café, Café Landtmann, Palais Ephrussi, Seitenstettengasse Synagogue, Judenplatz, Joseph’s Square, Memorial against War and Fascism, Vienna State Opera, and many more.

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What people are saying about Stadttempel Synagogue

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 14 reviews

It was very educational and important tour. Our guide Mark has very big knowledge about Jewish community and it is history. This tour was just amazing and it is absolute must do if you are in Vienna.

It was interesting and pleasing to hear that Viennese people are acknowledging their part in the inhumane treatment of their community members who are of Jewish faith.