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Lindsey Kann and Merle Jacobs offer Historical and Cultural tours about South Africa's Jewish Heritage in Johannesburg and Pretoria. We can combine our tours together with standard city and cultural tours.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
+27 83 557 3889
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

this was an eye opening and totally enjoyable tour of Johannesburg with an emphasis on Jewish history and sights and their impact on the growth of the city. Merle and Lindsey were our tour guides and they were smart, candid and friendly. I highly recommend...More

Thank Randye M
Reviewed 25 May 2018

We just spent a Saturday and a Sunday with Merle and Lindsey visiting both Pretoria and Jo'burg and getting, among other information, the history of the Jewish contribution to the settlement of these areas as well as the role of the Jews in the apartheid...More

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KannsTours, Guest Relations Manager at The Wandering Jew, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Hello Jan & Lewis. Thank you for your positive review. It was our pleasure to host you . Regards Lindsey and Merle

Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I spent a marvellous day with Merle Jacobs, visiting Constitution Hill in the morning and Soweto in the afternoon. Merle is a passionate guide with an astonishing knowledge of South African history. She made the various places we visited come alive with...More

Thank Diane S
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This was such a great investment of time and money. Over the course of three hours, 300 years of history were vividly brought to life. No question was a bad question on this private walking tour. My only regret is that I did not have...More

Thank balkanari
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I spent a day with Lindsay and Merle last week - it was simply fabulous! Prior to coming to Jburg we shared emails so I could highlight what I was interested in seeing. Together the ladies made those emails come alive. Their knowledge of Jburg...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2016

Limmud Johannesburg arranged to have The Wandering Jew take us on a tour of Pretoria and Sammy Marks House in March 2016. Lindsey and Merle arranged all the logistics and provided our group of 40 plus people of all ages and backgrounds with fascinating insights...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2016

Can't speak highly enough. Merle was truly outstanding with immense enthusiasm, vast knowledge and capacity to convey her wide knowledge in a fascinating and entertaining manner all coupled with a great sense of humour.

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Reviewed 19 January 2016

We hired Lindsey and Merle for 3 days of tours in Johannesburg. We were 2 families traveling together with kids aged 7 to 14. I will also note that we travel frequently and always hire private guides. To me a fantastic guide is someone who...More

Thank lebergerus
KannsTours, Owner at The Wandering Jew, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2016

Thank you for your comments, to which we would like to respond. The tour content of your original request for a 'Jewish Heritage Tour' was thoroughly debated in early correspondence to accommodate 5 children. Many of our original suggestions, which we thought more appropriate for...More

Reviewed 9 November 2015

Lindsey and Merle provide a personal and customized tour based on your wishes. We visited both general and Jewish cultural sites in Pretoria and Johannesburg. Tour was very well prepared with supporting documentation provided that gave more detail on the sites and the general area....More

Thank Bill L
KannsTours, Owner at The Wandering Jew, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2015

Hello Bill and Lorraine, Thank you for your review. Your comments are much appreciated. Please tell friends who will be visiting our Beautiful country that we will etend the same welcome to them and more if required. Kind Regards Lindsey & Merle, the Wandering Jew...More

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