Jewish Innsbruck Tour

Memories and events
Discover Jewish life from the past to the present. On this guided tour you will gain insights into the living conditions and the chequered history of Innsbruck's Jews.

Duration: 1.5 to 2 hours

Menora - Luc Baesens Guide Innsbruck

Menora Landhausplatz Innsbruck

Walk in the footsteps of Jewish life in Innsbruck

The guided city walk traces the history of Jewish life, starting with the early beginnings in the middle ages, the Shoah up to present day.

A very chequered history in which times of tolerance alternate with times of persecution and expulsion.

The tour takes you to well-known but also unknown places in the city centre of Innsbruck, which

bear witness to the life and fate of the Jewish population.

 The changing history of the Jews is traced on the basis of buildings, squares, memorials and commemorative plaques, but also on the basis of individual fates.

Memorial sites

The tour will cover the memorial sites in the city centre of Innsbruck and places that are related to Jewish life:

  • Memorial at the clinic area
  • Pogrom monument at Eduard-Wallnöfer-Square
  • Kaufhaus Tyrol (former department store Bauer & Schwarz)
  • Herrengasse 1
  • Synagogue on Sillgasse etc.

All information at a glance:

Meeting point: Bus parking at the Hofgarten, Kaiserjägerstrasse 8 or by arrangement
Tour duration: 1.5 to 2 hours (longer walks)
Number of participants: for individual guests and groups

A second guide is recommended for groups of 35 or more participants. For 20 or more participants, it is recommended that you bring a Quiet Vox system. Depending on availability, we can also provide audio equipment on site free of charge.

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