Jewish Tour Rio de Janeiro

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NOW $ 60.00 !
Booking during 2021 you get a “$15 discount per person” ! 

 

What makes this tour unique?

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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What to expect:
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. Founded in 1942, the ARI – Israel’s Religious Association of Progressive Judaism’s in Rio de Janeiro, is affiliated to the World Union for Progressive Judaism – WUPJ. 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. You will also see Chaim Weitzman Square, 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

Additional information

About this activity:

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

Informative, friendly and professional bilingual guide

Separate driver ensures your guides full attention throughout the day

Small-group tour by Deluxe van transportation

Minimum of 2 people per booking is required

Duration:

3 hours

Departs:

Pick-ups between 8:30am and 9am

Tour departs from selected hotels along the shore of Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana.

If your hotel is outside the pickup area contact us to know the best pick up location and time.

Returns:

Drop-offs at the original departure point

Tour Cost Includes

Professional guide

Hotel pick-ups and drop-offs (selected hotels only)

Transported by an air-conditioned minivan

Tour Cost Excludes

Entrances fees* – Estimated local cash needed for tickets: USD 10 = BRL 37.00 per person

Good to know before you go:

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Adult pricing applies to all travelers older than 6 years

Infants with ID (0-5 on the lap) are free of charges

Tours operated in English and Spanish

Wheelchair accessible, please advice at time of booking to check if possible

Payment Info:

Price: US $75.00 per person

Infant (0-5 years old, sitting on the lap) with ID: Free

Deposit required of US $25.00 per person (non-refundable).

Please pay the remaining amount in cash (American Dollars or equivalent in Brazilian currency, Reais) to your tour guide on the day of your tour.

Online bookings usually need to be made at advance, If you need to book your tour with in 24 hours. Please contact us at: contact@retornosms.com.br

Tour Full Payment

In case you prefer to do the full payment of the tour, please contact us by email contact@retornosms.com.br and we will send an Invoice for payment online, with credit card.

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