• Location: Montreal, Canada
  • Duration: 2 hours (approx.)
From USD $ 19.56 View price calendar

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Gain insight into Canada’s colorful heritage on this 2-hour Jewish history walking tour in Montreal. Follow your guide through Montreal’s Plateau neighborhood, where many Jewish people settled from the early days of the 20th century. Learn of life for the settlers in those early days and see where they lived, worked and worshipped as they built new lives for themselves far from home. Discover synagogues, schools, hospitals and cultural hubs built by the settlers, and hear how they helped shape the face of modern Montreal today.

Highlights

  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Family friendly

What You Can Expect

Making Their Mark: Montreal Jewish History Walking Tour

Walk through Montreal's Jewish history!

Customer Reviews

Amy C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

We highly recommend this tour. Our two hours were well spent. Josh, our exceptional guide, was organized, informative and enjoyable. A and R, Philadelphia

Lois S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

We had an excellent tour guide. Joshua made the tour so interesting. His exuberance and knowledge were outstanding. My 14 year old grandson enjoyed as much as I did

Rebecca S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Great way to see a part of Montreal a little more intensely. Very interesting history and we loved the walking with the
history.

Barbara K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

After reading about the strong Jewish community in Montreal we wanted to see where it all began. Well, Josh, our guide did not leave a stone untouched. He was a wealth of information and presented it in a conversational manner telling the story of how it began up from where it is now. We walked at a leisurely pace which made it very doable. Told my friends about it when we returned home and peaked their interest.

Jill G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

Our fantastic guide, Josh, took us on a tour of what was once a bustling Jewish neighborhood and now, although multicultural, still honors its past. His narration was filled with historical data, personal anecdotes, and a detailed knowledge of Montreal's Jewish past that brought it alive to all of us. This was definitely a highlight of my visit to Montreal.

Inessa G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2017

Very good tour. The guide Abigail was very dedicated, knowledgeable and cute. Highly recommend this tour for those who is interested in Jewish history of Montreal!
Inessa G. (US, California)

Mark W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

This was a fantastic tour. Our guide, Alice, was terrific and patiently answered all of our questions. I heartily recommend this tour for anyone interested in the subject.

Rita A A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

Starting at the Jewish Museum of Montreal, we were led through what used to be the Jewish neighborhood, pointing out where certain buildings once stood. There is still an Orthodox Synagogue there, which we admired from the outside. Alice, a Research Associate there, was our excellent guide.

Jacqueline

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

Our guide was very enthusiastic and helpful for answering questions.

Marsha K

4 star rating: Recommended August 2017

We enjoyed this tour. It's actually a 2 hour tour- not 1 as advertised. Our tour guide josh was very informative. The down side is that the area is now run down and quite dirty which was upsetting to see.

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