Jewish Tour in Rio de Janeiro

From: $75.00

What makes this tour unique?

The Jewish history in Brazil dates back to the time of the voyages of Columbus, Gaspar da Gama, a Jew by birth, accompanied Portuguese admiral Pedro Alvares Cabral when he landed in what is now Brazil in 1500, beginning a more than 500-year presence in the New World.  Enjoy a group tour to see the Jewish influence in Rio de Janeiro and learn about the Jewish presence in the city, besides visiting the main Jewish landmarks.

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What to expect:

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). It’s also possible to book an internal visit to some Synagogues.

Visits or stops: Park Yitzhak Rabin – Jewish Museum – Grand Temple- ARI

Synagogue – Shel Guemilut Hassadim Synagogue

Additional information

About this activity:

Hotel pick up in a range of hotels in Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana

Informative, friendly and professional bilingual guide

Separate driver ensures your guides full attention throughout the day

Small-group tour by Deluxe van transportation

Minimum of 2 people per booking is required

Duration:

3 hours

Departs:

Pick-ups between 8:30am and 9am

Tour departs from selected hotels along the shore of Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana.

If your hotel is outside the pickup area contact us to know the best pick up location and time.

Returns:

Drop-offs at the original departure point

Tour Cost Includes

Professional guide

Hotel pick-ups and drop-offs (selected hotels only)

Transported by an air-conditioned minivan

Tour Cost Excludes

Entrances fees* – Estimated local cash needed for tickets: USD 10 = BRL 37.00 per person

Good to know before you go:

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Adult pricing applies to all travelers older than 6 years

Infants with ID (0-5 on the lap) are free of charges

Tours operated in English and Spanish

Wheelchair accessible, please advice at time of booking to check if possible

Payment Info:

Price: US $75.00 per person

Infant (0-5 years old, sitting on the lap) with ID: Free

Deposit required of US $25.00 per person (non-refundable).

Please pay the remaining amount in cash (American Dollars or equivalent in Brazilian currency, Reais) to your tour guide on the day of your tour.

Online bookings usually need to be made at advance, If you need to book your tour with in 24 hours. Please contact us at: contact@retornosms.com.br

Tour Full Payment

In case you prefer to do the full payment of the tour, please contact us by email contact@retornosms.com.br and we will send an Invoice for payment online, with credit card.

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