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Hasidic Williamsburg Walking Tour in New York City

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    Meet your walking group at the time and place that was given at the time of your booking, and get ready to be immersed in the Hasidic culture of Williamsburg.
    Follow your guide through the neighborhood and see shops, eateries, synagogues, schools, and historical sites. Along the tour, sample some traditional Hasidic foods, and learn about the contemporary Hasidic faith and value system, the history of Jewish Williamsburg, and the origin of Hasidism’s major sects, including Satmar.
    End your tour at a Kosher deli that serves Hasidic meats. Then it’s your choice whether to go your separate way or stay for a bite to eat (own expense).    
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Frieda was an excellent tour guide and really opened up my eyes to a community that is regularly misunderstood. It’s a great window into a piece of the city that is usually ignored.

    1  Thank VitaminSteve
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Frieda is a genuine, super bright and courageous person who gives you a rare glimpse into a very private world.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank Katherine B
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We took Frieda's Culture Walking Tour on July 7 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. We highly recommend taking this tour! Frieda is a wonderful tour guide and provided great insight into the Hasidic culture and lifestyle. We had wanted for some time to visit the Hasidic community...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank Francis146
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    He had the tour with Frieda 2 days ago. It was very ilustrative and full of interesting information about a community and a whole world we didn’t know about. I admire Frieda for her taking the decision to leave the Hasidic community, educate herself and...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank MariaClaraM853
    Reviewed July 13, 2019

    My sister recommended this tour, and I'm so glad we took advantage of this great experience. Frieda is very friendly, open and willing to answer questions. We learned about this history of the Jewish population, from Eastern Europe to Williamsburg. It was so interesting to...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    March 9, 2019|
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    Response from Barry B | Reviewed this property |
    Frieda, the tour guide, is very aware of not “annoying” the locals. On our tour, we did not feel any “ill will” from the community. In fact, she was greeted warmly when we sat down in one of the local establishments to have... More
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    October 29, 2018|
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    Response from MTLWCSW | Reviewed this property |
    I'm sure kids your boys age would be fine. There were no kids on our tour, but Frieda has a almost 13 year old son of her own, so I am sure she would be fine with it.
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    April 30, 2018|
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