Immerse yourself in Jewish history and culture during this private tour of Lisbon’s Jewish community. Portugal was one of the first world powers to recognize the Jewish people and has served as an important home for the community ever since. Wander through Shaare Tikva, Lisbon’s synagogue, and learn about the history of various religions in the city.
You’ll also stop by historic areas, important memorials, and landmarks of today’s Jewish community. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to step back in time with this historical tour.
Learn the story of the Jewish community in Portugal (specially Lisbon) on this tour, visiting significant sites to the community in the Portuguese capital. Since the Jewish exodus from Egypt, and the journey through lands, countries, and continents as the ultimate nomads, they reached what is nowadays Portugal. Learn how communities appeared, disappeared, and reappeared; belonging everywhere and yet nowhere.
Discover how the Kingdom of Portugal in the 12th century recognized the Jewish community as a distinct legal entity with its own jurisdiction. Visit sites of significance to Portuguese Christians and the Portuguese Jewish communities., including the Shaare Tikva (Lisbon Synagogue), the 1st synagogue to be built in Portugal since the late 15th century.
Learn about the different Jewish communities that lived in Lisbon and throughout Portugal since the Middle Ages. Visit historic quarters, and see famous memorials. Immerse yourself in the rich history of the Jewish culture. Hear about important Jewish and Portuguese people who shaped history and saved thousands of souls over the centuries, such as Abraham Anahory and Aristides Sousa Mendes, the Portuguese consul who saved the lives of thousands of Jewish refugees.
Finally, hear about Lisbon of today, as a city of tolerance and creativity, and explore the narrow streets of the Alfama quarter, one of Lisbon’s oldest neighbourhood.
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