Jewish Tour Rio de Janeiro

$75,00 Group Tour - Per Person

The Jewish history in Brazil dates back to the time of the voyages of Columbus, Gaspar da Gama, a Jew by birth, accompanied Portuguese admiral Pedro Alvares Cabral when he landed in what is now Brazil in 1500, beginning a more than 500-year presence in the New World. Enjoy a group tour to see the Jewish influence in Rio de Janeiro and learn about the Jewish presence in the city, besides visiting the main Jewish landmarks.

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Description

Jewish Tour Rio de Janeiro – you will visit the main attractions of the Jewish heritage with an expert guide. The Jewish history in Brazil dates back to the time of the voyages of Columbus. Gaspar da Gama, a Jew by birth, accompanied Portuguese admiral Pedro Alvares Cabral when he landed in what is now Brazil in 1500, beginning a more than 500-year presence in the New World. The tour begins with a visit to Itzhak Rabin Park,with privileged views over Botafogo beach and Sugar Loaf. After see the ARI – Israel’s Religious Association of Progressive Judaism’s in Rio de Janeiro, that is affiliated to the World Union for Progressive Judaism – WUPJ, founded in 1942. The Jewish Religious Association of Rio de Janeiro raised the “Rabbi Henry Lemle” Community Center which opened in 1997, with classrooms, library, auditorium, reception, administrative offices. A synagogue call “Henrique Peres” with up to 150 people, and the Center for Reference and Research on the Holocaust Zinner Family is also to see there. You will also pass by Chaim Weitzman Square and a public school named after Anne Frank. Then, you will head to the The Jewish Museum of Rio de Janeiro, founded in 1977 after the donation of a menorah (a seven-branched candelabrum and one of the main symbols of Judaism), is a dynamic cultural center, integrated into life in the city through activities structured towards the dual objective of preserving memory and promoting Jewish culture. The Grand Temple of Israel, is the Jewish Community of Rio de Janeiro’s largest monument and a part of the history of the Yishuv and the city. In the past, it served as a point of reference for Jews in Rio de Janeiro. Construsted according to an eclectic style, with elements of Hebrew origin and classical architecture. In Copacabana, you can see the “Clube Israelita Brasileiro” and Beth El Synagogue (external). In Leblon, you will see the Beit Lubavitch Synagogue and the Midrash Cultural Center (external). It’s also possible to book an internal visit to some Synagogues. Enjoy the Jewish Tour Rio de Janeiro.

Visits or stops: Park Yitzhak Rabin – Jewish Museum – Grand Temple- ARI , Synagogue – Shel Guemilut Hassadim Synagogue
Minimum 2 people per booking

Additional information

Minimum participants

This tour need a minimum of 2 people to be done.

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Hotel Pick-up/Drop-off

Hotel pick up in a variety of hotels in Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana

Pick-up Time

Pick-ups between 8:30 am and 9:00 am

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Duration

Local Guide

Accredited, Informative, Friendly and Professional Tour Guide

Transportation

Deluxe van with airconditioning, Private Car

Included features

Professional accredited local guide, Transportation with professional driver

Excluded features

Entrance Fees, Food and beverages.

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