JEWISH TOUR OF ZAGREB
Zagreb, the capital of Croatia with a 1000 years of history, friendly people and beautiful parks, will surprise you with it’s rich and fascinating Jewish history.
DID YOU KNOW? Chaim Bar Lev, Fiorello La Guardia, Academy Award (Oscar), Valium, Theodore Herzl, Goodyear Blimp – all have Croatian Jewish connection…discover it with us!
Take a walk through ages, starting at 11th century foundation of Zagreb, over to the 14th century and the first arrival of Jews to Zagreb, through the golden years of late 19th and early 20th century, when Zagreb developed rapidly, with Jewish community reaching it’s peak – just before almost completely perishing in the Shoah.
We will visit Mirogoj, one of the most famous cemeteries in Europe, designed in 1876 by Herman Bolle, including it’s Jewish section, that tells the silent story of the Zagreb Jewish community.