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AmaWaterways is proud to present a unique opportunity to experience Jewish heritage, history and culture in Europe. Three “Jewish Heritage Cruises” highlight centers of centuriesold traditions, modern-day museums and monuments dedicated to conserving the rich Jewish legacy of the region. Complimentary Jewish Heritage tours will include visits to synagogues, Jewish districts and landmarks. A guide will lead the tours, which are open to all. Jewish Heritage tours are offered in addition to regularly scheduled shore excursions.

“Jewish Heritage” tours include entrance to the second-largest synagogue in the world, the Dohany Street Synagogue in Budapest, along with the Jewish Museum, Temple of Heroes and cemetery at the Synagogue complex. In Bratislava, the tour includes a visit to the tomb of Rabbi Chatam Sofer. In Vienna, the tours include a visit to the Jewish Museum, Judenplatz and Old Synagogue; Sigmund Freud House (outside), Jewish Cemetery and Jewish Quarter. The house of Oscar Schindler is a highlight of the tour in Regensburg. Passengers may also visit Court Room 600 at the Nuremberg Palace of Justice, scene of the 1945-49 Nuremberg Trials.

Customized Jewish Heritage ToursAmaWaterways announced details for its exciting theme cruises set to take place in the fall and winter of 2012. Select dates transform into “Jewish Heritage” cruises that will highlight the rich Jewish legacy of the Danube region.  Click here to view the itineraries.
The Jewish Heritage tour was illuminating, getting to see so many cities, museums and synagogues with such great historical significance was simply wonderful!