Free Tour through the Jewish Quarter of León, the best kept secret

Duration: 1h and 30min
Languages: Spanish
Guru: Raúl
Quality Verified Registered on January 06, 2020

My name is Raúl, I have a degree in Art History, with a master's degree in "Art, Museums and Historical Heritage Management". I have been an official tourist guide for over 6 years. I have worked as a guide in different cities such as Granada, Seville, Florence, Malaga, Merida, Cáceres, Trujillo and, for 3 years, in Palencia, León and Astorga. The fact of being able to work as a guide in these cities offers me the possibility of knowing them a little better day after day, since in this work, the training must be continued to offer a service with the highest possible quality. Committed to tourist quality, since I am one of the few guides in León who can boast having the "Tourist Quality Commitment" Seal. Come and discover Leon and Astorga with me, surely you have a great time.

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Tour description

If you are one of those who like history and want a tour that goes beyond the typical , this is your right visit.
Get to know the Jewish quarter of León, which was one of the most important in the entire northwest.
On our tour you will learn about the spaces that the city's Jewish community occupied , its moment of splendor and its subsequent decline.
We will start with the Plaza de la Catedral where you will understand how Jewish history is linked here with the birth of the Kingdom of León. We will gradually enter the Barrio Húmedo and the Barrio del Mercado. We will accompany you through the medieval walls and Calle de la Rúa.
It is true that there are no visible remains of the Jewish aljama , but there is a lot of history , and this is what our tour is about!

Book with me, my colleagues and I were pioneers in León designing this route and also the Red de Juderías granted us the first "Guías Rasgo" cards in the city.
Do you dare to know the Jewish past of León?

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  • Meeting point:
    Plaza Regla, 2, 24003 León, Spain
    Plaza Regla, 2, 24003 León, Spain
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    The square of the cathedral of León (Plaza de Regla) in front of the Tourist Office. The guide will wear a BLUE JACKET/T-SHIRT with the words GUIDED VISIT on the back and the GANDA TURISMO logo on the front.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Gonz... 20 Mar 2023

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2023
Persona interesada e interesante, domina la materia y es capaz de dar a comprender la misma. Vive y ayuda a vivir la experiencia.
Amaia 06 Mar 2023

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Travelled in group - Mar 2023
Tour interesante y diferente para descubrir la importancia que tuvieron los judíos en el desarrollo de la ciudad medieval de León. A través de las buenas explicaciones del guía, Raúl, nos hemos imagino como era era el León medieval. Recomendable.
paula 23 Jan 2023

Muy ameno y muy interesante las explicaciones
JAVIER 26 Dec 2022

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Travelled in group - Dec 2022
Muy agradable y ameno tanto el paseo como las explicaciones de Jorge
María 11 Dec 2022

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Travelled in couple - Dec 2022
Dos Tours en el día con Raul por Leon, y uno de los mejores guías turísticos que hemos conocido, con capacidad de transmitir de manera profesional y amena
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 4 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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