Jewish Traces from Balat to Galata Tour on ´European Day of Jewish Culture´
Quincentenial Foundation Museum of Turkish Jews is organizing a special tour for the European Day of Jewish Culture which will be celebrated on Sunday, November 24th. The Jewish Traces from Balat to Galata Tour, together with Mois Gabay, Şalom writer and a professional tour guide, will take the participants on a trip through the traces of our history.
During the tour, where many important synagogues such as Ahrida Synagogue, Yanbol Synagogue, Tofre Begadim Ashkenazi Synagogue, Schneidertempel Art Gallery (Tailors Synagogue), and Italian Synagogue (Kal De Los Francos) will be visited, also the remains of the Eliyahu and Çana Synagogues will be seen. The tour will start in Balat, continue with going to Karaköy from the Fener pier by boat and then going up to Galata. Among the historical places that will be able to be visited in the context of the tour are the Jewish Heritage houses of Karaköy, Kamondo Residence, and Kamondo Stairs. The trip that will be ending at the Neve Shalom Synagogue and the Quincentenial Foundation Museum of Turkish Jews, will bid farewell to its participants with a concert. The number of participants will be limited in the tour where also delicacies from Sephardic cuisine will be included.