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Small group walking tours and food tours in Hasidic Brooklyn. Led by Frieda Vizel, award winning guide and former member of the Satmar sect. The tours take a warm and balanced approach to the community. There are bites of ethnic foods that only the...more
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Having done the Little Italy and Circle boat tours in NYC last summer, I was looking for something a bit different, to get under the skin to NYC on my second trip, this time with my 18yr old son in tow. Frida offered this in...More
This tour surpassed my expectations in terms of the profundity and insights I gained into the Hasidic Jewish community. Frida is an excellent guide, giving us a very balanced view of how it is like to live as a member of this community. It is...More
I can't recommend this tour enough - absolutely amazing. I am so grateful and respectful of Frieda for sharing her personal experiences and all the fascinating intricacies of the community. I often walk through the area to get my delicious pastries and I am now...More
Very interesting tour and wonderful guide. Really enjoyed the fact that Frida grew up in the community and continually demonstrated respect, while trying to present a balanced overview. Highly recommend for those who want to learn more about Hasidim in this area of Brooklyn. The...More
This is the fourth year we've spent Christmas in New York but our first time to stay in Brooklyn. Consequently, I was on the lookout for interesting things to do in that borough. The tour of Hasidic Williamsburg with Frieda far exceeded our expectations and...More
This tour was amazing. Frieda is bright, engaging and a gifted tour guide. On top of this she was generous and open in sharing her own experiences and knowledge not only during the tour but before and after. Hasidic Williamsburg is a fascinating community and...More
We toured the Hasidic community of Williamsburg with Frieda on Christmas Day and I can't think of a better way to celebrate. It felt like we were walking with a friend -- who easily and eloquently described the day to day life in this community,...More
I've done wonderful walking tours in London, York, Paris, and Reykjavik led by knowledgeable and affable tour guides. This tour outdid them all. Frieda was wonderful for so many reasons: a) as a former member of the Hasidic community, she knows her subject deeply, intimately;...More
Frieda’s tour was amazing so personal, insightful, and so interesting. She puts so much of herself into this tour, and the personal touch makes it so special.
You get to really experience and learn the Hasidic way of life, it’s culture and values, whilst showing...More
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Hi - Thank you for inquiring about the tour of Hasidic Williamsburg! No, the stroller would not pose a problem. We've had babies (and love babies) on several occasions and we navigate a very stroller-busy community. We go... More
Hi - Thank you for inquiring about the tour of Hasidic Williamsburg! No, the stroller would not pose a problem. We've had babies (and love babies) on several occasions and we navigate a very stroller-busy community. We go into two shops that are a step up and otherwise are outdoors.
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