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Berlin Jewish Tours

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Address: Akazienstr. 10, Berlin, Germany
Phone Number: +49 178 1962147

The Berlin Jewish Tours are done by Yoav and Natalie Sapir. They are both...

The Berlin Jewish Tours are done by Yoav and Natalie Sapir. They are both academics focusing on German-Jewish history, offering tours of Berlin's Jewish and German aspects to hotel guests as well as cruise guests.

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Yoav took my husband and I on an incredible 5 hour tour of Berlin. His knowledge knows no bounds so we finished the tour well informed not only about Jewish Berlin but modern... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Yoav took my husband and I on an incredible 5 hour tour of Berlin. His knowledge knows no bounds so we finished the tour well informed not only about Jewish Berlin but modern day Berlin as well. I have a bad knee injury, having the chauffeur as well made the trip that much easier. Right up close and comfortable to... More 

Thank Jillousa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Today we did a your with Yoav, he was such a captivating guide with amazingly detailed knowledge. My wife is Jewish with a bad back and my son is a 15 year old historian, so Yoav sat down with us before we set off and discussed the options. We really feel that we would not have got this much from... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Natalie was an excellent and knowledgable guide. Showed us around and brought the area and the buildings to life. Very pleasant experience and the time passed too quickly. Would recommend her highly

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Myself, my husband, and 20 year old daughter did the half day Jewish quarter tour. Yoav was very flexible in working with us to "personalize" the tour. He is so well versed not only in Jewish History, but in city history. I would recommend booking Berlin Jewish tours on your first day. We got a wonderful, historic overview of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I spent two terrific days with Yorac. The first day was a tour of Jewish Berlin and the second was a general tour of Berlin. I have been here before but first time for my wife. Yoav is a very kind of guide. Not over beating, asks what you know and don't, suggests what you should see... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

We recently had a morning tour with Yoav which was excellent. He has a deep understanding of history and brings Berlin to life in a way that one never could by just looking in a guide book. Highly recommended.

Thank ebrington
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

Yoav spent 5 hours with us teaching us about the history of Jewish life in Berlin, and showing us wonderful sights. We'd already spent more than a week in Berlin, but still his knowledge and thoughtfulness enhanced our experience of the city and its history in an indispensable way. He brought feeling and nuance to our understanding, and we thoroughly... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a guide in Berlin you need to contact Yoav Sapir. We spent two days with Yoav in Berlin. Yoav has vast knowledge of Berlin and it's history including the Jewish history. Yoav provided us with many different views of each situation/historical fact. Yoav is able to discuss history and many different issues from a variety... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

We had the privilege of spending one day with Yoav (East Berlin) and one day with Natalie (West Berlin). Both are extremely knowledgable and great teachers. With them we were able to see sights we had never known about. We learned a great deal about the Jewish community that had been here in Berlin and in Germany. The tours were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Yoav was a wonderful guide. Were made all of our arrangements by email and everything done was as planned. We were picked up at our ship's dock(Celebrity Eclipse) and driven to Berlin by private car where we met Yoav. He gave us a terrific tour with his personal insights. I would highly recommend him for your guide in Berlin.

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