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Hasidic Williamsburg Walking Tour in New York City

Kings County, United States
Hasidic Williamsburg Walking Tour in New York City

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icon2 to 3 hours  (approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds


Prebook this Hasidic Williamsburg tour in New York City, and explore the Hasidic area of Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighborhood with a guide so you don’t miss any of the details. Your guide grew up in the Hasidic Jewish community, and takes you to visit Williamsburg's Hasidic shops, eateries, synagogues, schools, and historical sites. Gain a better understanding of this religious group’s history, culture, and traditions—plus, sample traditional food along the way.
  • Dive into the Hasidic faith during this Hasidic Williamsburg tour in NYC
  • Taste some of New York City’s very best kosher foods along the way
  • A small group of up to 12 provides an intimate setting to ask questions
  • An easy-to-find meeting spot in Brooklyn for a stress-free start
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Informative, friendly, professional guide
Sampling of kosher food
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Williamsburg Bridge Plaza , Williamsburg Bridge Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA

Meet us inside or outside the bus terminal for the Williamsburg Bridge Plaza Bus terminal. Address: Broadway & Havemeyer Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY

Gottlieb's Restaurant , 352 Roebling St #6240, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA

We finish at a deli, a block from where we begin.

Meet your walking group at the time and place that was given at the time of your booking, and get ready to be immersed in the Hasidic culture of Williamsburg.

Follow your guide through the neighborhood and see shops, eateries, synagogues, schools, and historical sites. Along the tour, sample some traditional Hasidic foods, and learn about the contemporary Hasidic faith and value system, the history of Jewish Williamsburg, and the origin of Hasidism’s major sects, including Satmar.

End your tour at a Kosher deli that serves Hasidic meats. Then it’s your choice whether to go your separate way or stay for a bite to eat (own expense).    
Pass By:  
Bedford Avenue
The longest Avenue in Brooklyn; we visit the Hasidic section.
Stop At:  
Korn's Bakery
Delicious pastries included in the ticket of the tour
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Gottlieb's Restaurant
Deli food tasting to close out the tour. Included in ticket of the tour.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Tours by Frieda
This experience is non-refundable and cannot be changed for any reason. If you cancel or ask for an amendment, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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After the tour we all ate...
, Apr 2022
After the tour we all ate together in a Jewish deli. Food was great since it was just after Passover and it was nice to eat knishes and Hungarian goulash.our tour guide really knew the neighborhood
1 traveler found this review helpful
Amazing tour with a fantastic host
, Jan 2020
What an amazing experience! The tour in itself was very interesting but Frieda made it even more fantastic. Couldn't have asked for a better guide and insight into this Hasidic community. Highly recommend!
, Dec 2019
I’ve been on plenty of walking tours and this was the best I’ve ever been on. Frieda was very accommodating and knowledgeable. She encouraged questions and always answered sincerely
Very interesting and informative tour
, Sep 2019
Frieda gave us very interesting tour about Hasidic district, stories about community life, history, rules of their life, buildings specific architecture. We enjoyed every minute spend with Frieda.
Wonderfull and informative tour of the Hasidic community by Frieda
, Dec 2018
I really enjoyed this very informative and fascinating look into the Hasidic community given by Frieda. She is very knowledgeable since she herself grew up in this community and knows quite a bit about it. I also enjoyed the numerous food stops we made where we enjoyed a variety of authentic Hasidic food.
sheryl g
, Sep 2018
Tour was provided by such a unique perspective. Very informative!! Thank you for a glimpse into another way of life
Tourist from west coast
, Sep 2018
I thought this tour was very thoughtful and informative. I can better appreciate the life of others. The guide was very engaged and knowledgeable
, Aug 2018
The guide was charming and very knowledgeable. Loved it and would do it again! Cannot day enough! Will recommend to friends.
We have been to New York over 10 times...
Alexander S
, May 2018
We have been to New York over 10 times and have each time booked one or the other tour. This tour has been the best by far. The tour gives a very good and informative introduction into the everyday life of Hasidic Jews. The rules of their faith and coexistence may seem strange to an outsider. However, after the tour we had an understanding how the group is cohesive and why leaving the community is very difficult for individuals. The special highlight of the tour is the guide Frieda. She grew up there herself and left the religious community only a few years ago, so she uniquely combines information about the religious community with her own, very personal experiences. The tour takes a total of 3 hours, the track is moderate. Part of the tour is a short stop at a local bakery and at the end a meal together with the opportunity to ask questions again. All participants received a radio receiver with headphones in order to understand the explanations of the guide despite ambient noise.
one of the best tours I have taken with...
, Mar 2018
one of the best tours I have taken with Freida last May.

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