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Jewish Heritage in Rio de Janeiro

  • No booking or credit card fees
  • Best Price Guarantee
  • Free cancellation

Enjoy a tour that highlights the Jewish presence in Rio de Janeiro. Jewish presence started in Rio at the time of the first Portuguese navigators in the 1500's. Since then, the Israelite immigration was constant. In the words of the great Brazilian historian Adolfo Varnhagen, "The Jews were the pioneers in the struggle for the Brazilian independence".

On this tour, you will visit the main attractions of the Jewish heritage in Rio de Janeiro with an expert guide. The tour begins with a visit to Itzhak Rabin Park, inaugurated by Lea, his wife, with privileged views over Botafogo beach and Sugar Loaf. You will also see Chaim Weitzman Square, a public school named after Anne Frank. Then, you will head to the Jewish Museum and the Grand Temple, a beautiful building from 1932. 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). Its also possible to book an internal visit to some Synagogues.

This tour is customizable and can be added to a full day tour visiting all the highlights of Rio like Corcovado and Sugar Loaf.

What's included

  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pick up and drop off 
  • Port pick up and drop off
  • Transport by private vehicle

What's not included

  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

Important information

  • Please, have a paper or electronic voucher with you. It needs to be presented to the tour guide at the beginning of the tour.
  • Child(0-4 free) apply provided they have ID and do not occupy a seat.
  • Please have a paper passport copy with you.

Meeting point

Selected hotels in Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana. While booking this tour provide us with name and address of your accommodation, and nearest meeting point will be sent to you.

From EUR 80 per person

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3 hours

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  • Fitness level: Easy

Cancellation policy

Full refund is guaranteed if the cancellation is made 48 hours prior the offer's start date. We don't apply any refund if the cancellation is made less than 48 hours before offer start date.

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Offer ID: 1541

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