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Rio’s Jewish Heritage

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Price USD $75 4 hours
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Rio’s Jewish Heritage

USD $75 per person

The Jewish presence in Rio de Janeiro started at the time of the first Portuguese navigators in the 1500´s. Since then, the Israelite immigration was constant mainly because of incentives of the Emperor D. Pedro II, a great admirer of the Jewish culture. Enjoy this great experience.

4 hours
No Age Restriction
  • Tour Type
  • Availability
    Daily, except Fridays evenings and Saturdays
  • Departure
    Pick-up on select hotels.
  • Departure Time
    Schedule upon reservation
  • Dress Code
    Casual.
  • Included
    Hotel Pick-Up / Drop-Off *
    Professional Tour Guide
    Small Group Tour
    Transportation by air-conditioned minivan
  • Not Included
    Entrance fees
    Lunch and Drinks
  • Visits / Stops
    <ul> <li>Park Yitzhak Rabin</li> <li>Jewish Museum</li> <li>Grand Temple</li> <li>Clube Israelita Brasileiro</li> <li>Synagogues</li> </ul> <strong>Click on Tour Plan above to see the tour's full schedule</strong>
  • Important Info
    <ul> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;">A minimum of 2 people is required per booking</span></li> </ul>
  • Payment
    <ul> <li>Price: US $75.00 per person Infant with ID (0-5 on the lap) Free</li> <li>* Deposit required of US $25.00 per person (non refundable).</li> <li>Please pay the remaining amount in cash (American Dollars or equivalent in Brazilian currency, Reais) or credit card to your tour guide on the day of your tour.</li> <li>Tickets entrances at the Jewish Museum are USD 3.00 per person and at the Grand Synagogue USD 5.00 per person</li> </ul>
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PARK ITZHAK RABIN
The tour will begin with a visit to Park Itzhak Rabin, with its privileged views over Botafogo beach and Sugar Loaf Mountain. On the way to Downtown, see Chaim Weitzman Square, a public school named after Anne Frank, and the neighborhood of Catete, where resident Jews formerly established a thriving furniture business.
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JEWISH MUSEUM AND THE GRAND TEMPLE
Then we will make a visit to the Jewish Museum and the Grand Temple, a beautiful building from 1932.
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SYNAGOGUE SHEL GHEMILUT HASSADIM
The next attraction will be the Synagogue Shel Gmelut Hassidim (in the Sephardic Jewish-Spanish rite) which has received the visit of emperor D. Pedro II, located in Botafogo. In Copacabana, we visit the Club Israelita Brasileiro and Beth El Synagogue. Note: The synagogues Beth Yaacov (in the Eastern-European Ashkenazi rite) in Copacabana, and Beit Lubavitch (Orthodox Chasidic rite), in Leblon, may replace other synagogues, according to client´s request and/or availability.

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