Discover the secrets of the Hebrew community in Rio de Janeiro with this tour of the Jewish culture. Accompanied by an English-speaking guide, you will see all the principle Jewish monuments around the city.
Jewish Culture Tour of Rio de Janeiro
In the morning, we will collect you from your hotel in the southern area of Rio de Janeiro. From there, we will head to Yitzhak Rabin Park, which is our first stop on our route through the Jewish parts of the carioca city.
We will hear all about the history of the ex-president of Israel, and of this park which was named in his honor and opened by his wife. At the same time, you will enjoy the breath-taking views of two of the natural wonders of the city - the beach of Botafogo and Sugarloaf Mountain.
Later in the tour, you will encounter a public school which was built in honor of Anna Frank and Chaim Weitzmann square, named in honor of the first president of Israel. We then visit the Jewish museum and the Grand Temple, an enormous building constructed in the first decades of the 20th Century to honor the Jewish community. We will tour the inside both venues to get a better understanding of the history and culture of Judaism in Brazil.
Finally, in the neighborhood Copacabana and Leblon, we will visit Jewish temples, such as the synagogues of Beth El and Beit Lubavitch. Our tour ends in the grounds of the Midrash Cultural Centre, which you can choose to visit at your own pace.
Hotel pick up
This tour includes pick up from selected hotels in the Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon areas. If your accommodation is not located within these districts, please indicate this when booking so that a different meeting point can be arranged.
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Tour in English
Children under 5 years oldFree
* A reservation for one person will include a supplement.
The tour includes an English speaking guide, but the tour can sometimes be carried out in two languages.
Pick up from hotel or meeting point.
Transport by airconditioned bus.
Official English speaking guide.
Entry to the visited monuments on the tour ($10 USD / €9 approx).
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
You can book up until the previous day (8:30 AM local time) if there are still places available.
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
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