Rio’s Jewish Heritage
USD $68.5 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.
No Age Restriction
AvailabilityDaily, except Fridays evenings and Saturdays
DeparturePick-up on selected hotels.
Departure TimeScheduled upon reservation
IncludedHotel Pick-Up / Drop-Off *Professional Tour GuideSmall Group TourTransportation by air-conditioned minivan
Not IncludedEntrance feesLunch 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>
Payment<ul> <li>Price per person:</li> <li><strong>Adult - 12 years and up - US $68.50 per person </strong></li> <li class="li1"><strong>Child - 5 to 11 years - US $58.50 per person </strong></li> <li class="li1"><strong>Infant with ID - 0 to 4 years (on the lap) - Free of charge </strong></li> <li>For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the date of the 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>
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.
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.
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.