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Jewish London Walking Tours


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Join me, Stephen Burstin, for a fascinating experience that delights both Jewish and non-Jewish visitors to London as well as locals. Click on the word Website (in blue to the right here) and see the highlights of my various tours, each one...more
London, England
City of London
+44 7967 561759
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 21 November 2012

We've been on two tours with Rachel who is not only a mine of information about all things Jewish in London but has a friendly, good humoured approach. She took us round the old Jewish East End and into Sandy's Lane Synagogue. Really enjoyed ourselves...More

3  Thank LJC49
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 22 May 2013

I'm a full-time Jewish educator in the States and really wanted to learn and see Jewish history of London. I read all the reviews of this East London Jewish Walking Tour and decided to sign up. Stephen was incredibly nice and easy to communicate with....More

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Stephen B, Owner at Jewish London Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2013

Thank you for taking time to submit a review and I appreciate your complimentary comments about me, Stephen Burstin. As I always mention during the East End tour, it is a tragedy a lot of the area was destroyed during the bombing of World War...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a excellent summary of an important part of London's history. Stephen is an excellent guide with a good sense of humor with amazing anecdotes.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We did the above tour and Stephen Burstin was our guide. Had a very enjoyable day walking round the East End, my first visit to the Bevis Marks Synagogue. Stephen is a great guide with a wonderful knowledge of the history of the Jewish East...More

1  Thank Toni B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A very interesting and informative walking tour of a part of the Jewish East end. An easy stroll of around two hours, really enjoyed it. Thanks

1  Thank csnlondon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Do not miss this. Stephen is a terrific guide and story teller. Enjoyed every second of being with him.

1  Thank mvfan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stephen is a great storyteller and historian of the Jewish experience in London. He shares his passion and deep knowledge on the fascinating tour of the Old Jewish Quarter. We had a private 4-hour tour that was paced comfortably and was truly fascinating. I highly...More

1  Thank Barry N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a very interesting morning with Stephen. He is really knowledgeable about the history of the Jewish East End. We were able to visit places that we had read about but had not visited and get a feeling of what the area was like...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highly recommend the Hampton Court Palace tour with Stephen. We learned about the fascinating Jewish connections to King Henry VIII. On a prior trip had done the Old Jewish Quarter walking tour in London’s East End. Was happy to reconnect with Stephen for this tour.More

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Stephen B, Manager at Jewish London Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello and thanks for joining me again on tour. And this time it was for one of my personal favourites ...the fabulous Hampton Court Palace with some amazing Jewish connections and anecdotes I discovered during my research for this tour. I look forward to taking...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stephen provided a wonderful, delightful, and yet interesting and educational morning. He shared the history of the Jewish experience dating back hundreds of years through to the present. Along our walking tour Stephen pointed out the history of some of the Jewish communities, places of...More

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Stephen B, Owner at Jewish London Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello again and many thanks for such a lovely review of our tour together. I am so pleased you enjoyed the sights I showed you and the tales I related as we strolled through the backstreets and main thoroughfares of London's Old Jewish Quarter. It...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stephen is a delightful and knowledgeable guide to the old Jewish quarter in the East End of London. His 2-1/2 hour tour took us to places we wouldn't have found on our own, and he kept the small group entertained and informed with stories from...More

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Stephen B, Owner at Jewish London Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello again and thanks for the compliments. I revel in showing clients enthralling sites they would not find on their own, sites I discovered during my research for the various tours I conduct. I am so pleased you enjoyed the tour and thanks for recommending...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I went on a trip to London and came across Stephen's website about a week prior to our departure. We read about his tours and became very interested. We reached out to him and received a prompt reply, including more information on...More

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Stephen B, Owner at Jewish London Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello again and many thanks for such a complimentary review of my tour. The story of London's Jewish community is certainly 'incredible' and makes for a truly fascinating tour. I look forward to you joining me for another tour one day. Kind regards. Stephen Burstin

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From its ancient past as a Roman trading outpost to
its 21st century status as the wealthiest square mile
in the world, the financial district known simply as
“The City” is one of London's most historic and
fascinating neighbourhoods. Here high rise office
towers such as Norman Foster’s Gherkin mingle with
Roman ruins and architectural marvels from virtually
every era in between, including Christopher Wren's
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4 June 2018|
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Response from Stephen B | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your enquiry, For those with limited mobility I advise a private tour rather than a public tour ...then I can tailor the tour route and timing to accommodate you specifically. Also I would gain... More
2 June 2018|
Response from BCookieM |
what are the days and hours of the tour
Lynette C
1 June 2018|
Response from susie548 | Reviewed this property |
You need to ask the tour guide. I guess the answer would be no. However, if you are in a significantly large group, the answer maybe yes.