Jewish Regensburg Uncovered Tour

Join this Jewish Regensburg Uncovered tour to literally uncover the fascinating history of the Regensburg Jews. Although the once-vibrant community was wiped out by the Nazis, it was re-established by Eastern European Jews after WWII. These days, it boasts a beautiful synagogue, a historic cemetery, and quite a lot of medieval artifacts. The Jewish heritage has indeed been uncovered, and the community has been re-established.

With the first written record going back to the 9th century, the Regensburg Jewish community was one of the oldest in Central Europe. You’ll find out what attracted Jews to the city and why they weren’t expelled during the Black Death. The Jewish Regensburg Uncovered tour will take you to the former Jewish quarter. You’ll learn about the old synagogue and the schule. You’ll also uncover fascinating migration routes and cultural connections between Regensburg and Krakow Jews in the early modern period. A visit to the old Gothic house turned synagogue will take you back to the early modern period when the community was re-established.

Finally, you’ll explore the eventful and tragic first half of the 20th century. You’ll learn what happened to the New Synagogue, how the community survived the Crystal Night pogrom. Uncover the story of the stumbling stones as you stroll around the Old Town. You’ll also visit the forced laborers’ memorial.

Join the Jewish Regensburg Uncovered tour to learn about the fascinating heritage of one of the oldest Jewish communities in Germany.


4 hrs


Walking + By Car Tour


* Old Jewish Quarter Area

*Stumbling Stones And Memorial Signs

*Old Synagogue Building

*New Synagogue

*Jewish Cemetery

*WW2 Memorial To The Imprisoned Forced Laborers