Shalom! - Day Tour

Nowhere else in Belgium, the Jewish community is as strikingly present in all its diversity as in Antwerp. Is it a coincidence that this community took root in the vicinity of the 19th century railway station? Can the Jewish presence in Antwerp be traced much further back in time?

In the morning, your guide gives an introduction over a cup of coffee and walks you through the Jewish quarter. In the synagogue your Jewish host(ess) tells you more about their religion. You will have the opportunity to ask questions. Afterwards, we walk to the restaurant for a genuine kosher lunch. The meaning of kosher will be explained in detail. After lunch, we visit the City Park and the Diamond Quarter.

Programme:

10.00 a.m.   Introduction and coffee in Century Hotel (near Central Station)
11.30 a.m.   Visit of synagogue
01.00 p.m.   Kosher lunch
03.00 p.m.   Visit of the Diamond Quarter and City Park
04.00 p.m.   End of the tour near Central Station
 

Practical info

We meet at 10 a.m. in Century Hotel for coffee and an introduction

End of the tour at 4 p.m. near Central Station

Price per person € 55 (coffee, entrance fee synagogue, kosher lunch, guidance)

Minimum 13, maximum 20 persons per guide.

Possible every day except Fridays, Saturdays and Jewish holidays

Out of respect for the Jewish community please wear appropriate clotthing.

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