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Lisbon: Jewish History in Portugal Guided Walking Tour

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Learn about Jewish history in Portugal on a guided walk in Lisbon. Walk through the neighborhoods of Alfama, Baixa, and Chiada and hear about how the Jews contributed to the development of Portugal.

Highlights

  • Jewish culture
  • Influence of Jews in Portuguese culture
  • Discover Sephardic and Marranos Jews

Description

This tour will pass through traditional neighborhoods of the city that are closely linked to the history of Jews in the city of Lisbon, such as Alfama, Baixa and Chiado. Making a connection between these places and Jewish history in Portugal. The Jews were always between acceptance and rejection, which shaped a unique way of living and surviving through ingenuity and knowledge and entrepreneurship. Actively contributing to the development of agriculture, finance, medicine and the construction of the industry of the Portuguese discoveries of the 16th century. Sheltered converts to Catholicism, Jews have forever shaped how we understand religions and how we accept or reject others defines who we are. This experience will help you to get to know a Jewish community that had a decisive influence in Portugal. And when of the expulsion in the 16th century they were important in countries like England, Holland and the United States.

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Bottle of water Guide Walking tour

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