5-hour Jewish Tour São Paulo

Cultural & Theme Tours in Brazil

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For those who are from the jewish community or are interested in its culture and history, take a private guided tour going through the most significant Jewish related sites in the city of São Paulo in the company of a Jewish Hebrew, English or Spanish speaking local tour guide.This tour is designed to combine visits to the Jewish sites with a panoramic sightseeing passing by the major Sao Paulo’s sights.São Paulo is home to half of the Jewish community living in Brazil. It has synagogues, kosher restaurants, Jewish-oriented hotels and cultural centers. Explore some of the most historically city areas such as “Higienópolis” and “Bom Retiro” that are those where Jewish groups mostly settled down along the late 19th-century and first half of 20th-century fleeing from wars and religious persecution.  Come to know what it’s like to live as a Jew in São Paulo, learn about its huge importance to the formation of Brazil and who are the most prominent Brazilian Jewish personalities.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Memorial da Imigracao Judaica, Sao Paulo, State of Sao PauloGet to visit the oldest synagogue of São Paulo (Kehilat Israel), that now houses a memorial of Jewish immigration. The museum's main exhibition is an engaging and exciting journey through the history of the migratory waves of Jews in more than four centuries to Brazil. Duration: 40 minutesStop At: Memorial da Imigracao Judaica, Sao Paulo, State of Sao PauloVisit the Holocaust Memorial with an interactive and audiovisual collection. The memorial features photos, videos, objects of the time and facilities go back in time to the episode that killed millions of Jews in Europe during the Second World War.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Unibes Cultural, Sao Paulo, State of Sao PauloGo to the Center for Jewish Culture, institution that aims to disseminate Jewish culture and strengthen ties between the Jewish community and Brazilian society. Be amazed by the Jewish culture building that has an architecture inspired in the Torah book. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Clube HebraicaHebraica Club & Cultural Center (Hebrew in Portuguese) is a social, cultural, recreational and sports association or club. The club currently has more than 22,000 members, usually members of families belonging to the Jewish community. A meeting point where Jewish families could meet safely - in an environment that would allow educational actions to raise children and young people under the traditions and values of the Jewish community. In the early 1980s, Hebraica came to stand out as the largest Jewish institution in the world. The title is the result of hard work and passion for collectivity.Duration: 30 minutes

What’s included

  • Transport by fully-equipped vehicle.
  • Professional / licensed private tour guide.
  • Private driver for groups bigger than six (6) people. Otherwise, the guide drives the vehicle him / herself.
  • VAT, all taxes, handling charges, parking fees during stops, airport Greet & Meet service.
  • Hotel / airport pickup and drop-off. (Within São Paulo and its greater area limits)

What’s not included

  • Entrance fees.
  • Food and drinks.
  • Gratuities (optional)