Lisbon: Jewish History Tour of Lisbon

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Trace the history of the Jewish culture and community in Lisbon on a guided city walking tour. Follow your guide to important sites, including the Alfama Jewish quarter and Baixa District.

Highlights

  • Praça do Comércio, the origin is the Exodus
  • Alfama Jewish quarter and medieval segregation
  • Baixa District and the forced conversions
  • Rossio and the 1506 Pessah massacre
  • Alfama Jewish quarter

Description

This tour will cover the main sites of the Jewish presence in the medieval and modern Lisbon. The contemporary Lisbon presence will also be covered, including the IIWW refugees passage in the 1940's. The districts covered in the tour include the castle hill, Alfama and the Baixa, to walk all the historical sites of the Judiarias, and other historical locations. Specifically the tour will start at Praça do Comércio, pass by the Praça do Município, Rua do Comércio, Casa dos Bicos, Ribeira, Resistance museum, Mouraria, Praça da Figueira and Rossio. The tour can be tailor made and adapted to different time frames and starting points. There are historical figures that will help us threw history moments and the Jewish community legacy in Portuguese culture, science and even gastronomy. Also, find more about the world diaspora that spread from Lisbon across the Atlantic, to the Mediterranean area, Asia and northern Europe.

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The price includes the 3 hours guided tour

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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