Jewish Heritage with cultural enlightenments

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Tour Number

Activity Level

11414


Categories

City, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3

Language(s)

explanation

Spanish (conversational), Portuguese (fluent), English (fluent)

Brazilian Jewish history


During this visit you will learn how our community helped building the country since the period of Brazil as a colony. Most of all the arrival of hundreds of young jews in our main ports looking for a new start. A walk in the city centre of Rio will also show different periods of Brazilian history influenced by other cultures.
During our tour you'll see some of the beach menorahs and some of Rio's important buildings for the city's cultural life such as our recently restored Opera house and part of our colonial buidlings, the Old Temple and a small Jewish museum.
Another must do during the day is a stop for a coffee/tea at the most traditional tea house of Rio over a hundred years old. A visit to one of Rio's active synagogue can also be provided, *subjected to pre reservation and time of the year.

Itinerary

There are a few ways to direct this tour. The Old Temple that is a must see during Jewish tours, is located in the old section of Rio. Therefore this can be part of a historic visit.
*Rio does not offer kosher restaurants but we certainly have many delis for snacks and to go.

The whole visit is described on tour page!

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Pick up at your hotel, apartment or best location

End location: Drop off at hotel or at your best convenience

Duration: 6 hours

Tours are affected by the customer's interest and rhythm, we are ready to extend or to shrink the day if it is the traveler's best interest. Outside facts such as weather and traffic can also determine duration of tour.

Transportation

For groups up to 4 travelers I drive my own car which is a 2017 GM spin model. For larger groups I rent a Mercedez van.

What’s Included

Private car or van (according to the number of people), English speaking guide and parking

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 Real - or approx. Us$ 10 p/person is a suggestion for contributions (cash) at the temple and at the museum.
Meals and drinks can be paid with credit cards.

What’s Extra

Contributions to the museum and temples are expected.

A Recent Review of this tour

Leticia was not only very knowledgeable but delightful as well. Our afternoon exceeded our expectations. She had made arrangements for us to visit 2 Synagogues which was really appreciated.
Dee Beth

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