A Jewish Experience in Rio de Janeiro

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Tour Number

Activity Level

158839


Categories

City, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

Spanish (fluent), Portuguese (fluent), French (basic), English (fluent)

Your ancient roots


Let's embark on this adventure!

Jewish immigration to Brazil started in 1630 in Pernambuco state where the 1st synagogue in the Americas was built.

1920th, marked the arrival of the first immigrants to Rio. We'll visit the 1st first synagogue of Rio dated 1932. Its architecture is simultaneously solemn and monumental and was inspired on the Great Synagogues of Florence and Trieste.
After we'll go to the Jewish Museum founded in 1977 by 3 couples of the community who donated their personal collections to preserve history and culture of their backgrounds in Brazil. The main core of the Museum is 69 Hanukkah lamps and other objects made by the artisan Joseph Feldman.

We'll move to the Israeli Religious Association, a liberal congregation formed in 1936 to assist the German Jewish immigrants arriving in increasing number.
Hungry? At Gutessen you will feel like home trying our Jewish cuisine.
We'll finish with The Midrash Cultural Center A progressive space from 2009 that diffuses art, culture and thoughts.

Itinerary

- pick up at the customer's hotel
- Jewish Grand Temple
- Jewish Museum
- Israeli Religious Association - ARI
- Lunch at Gutessen
- Midrash Cultural Center
- Drop off at customer's hotel

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Meet up location - At customer's hotel

End location: End Location - At customer's hotel

Duration: 7 hours

Transportation

Air-conditioned Toyota Sedan (one seat next to driver, two seats in the back and one in the middle).

What’s Included

- My services as your professional, multilingual private guide.
- Private transportation in a climate controlled vehicle that seats 4 (1 front, 2 back, 1 middle back seat)
- Gas and parking.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

150 R$ - ** Prices are estimates only and are subject to change **

You should set aside some spending money for souvenirs, meals and/or beverages.

Tickets for attractions:
- Jewish Grand Temple = R$ 18,00/person
- Jewish Museum = R$ 10,00/person

What’s Extra

- Meals and beverages
- Entrance fees
- Personal expenses (i.e. souvenirs)

Restrictions

I have no restrictions

A Recent Review of this tour

Excellent in every way. On time. Helpful. Knowledgeable. Flexible. Creative.
Russ Eisenberg

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