Lisbon Jewish History Walk

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Adult (Ages 12+)
€18
Child (Ages 0-12)
€0

Learn about the medieval Jewish neighborhoods, the importance of the community during the Discoveries, the massacre of the Jews of 1506, the persecution by the Holy Inquisition and the Crypto-Jews. But also the return of the Jews to Portugal and its importance during World War II.

Lisbon Jewish History Walk Highlights

  • Expert local guide
  • Visit Medieval Jewish neighborhoods and Jewish Cemetery
  • Learn about Lisbon’s Jewish History in different timelines ( Discoveries, Massacre of 1506, Holly inquisition, WWII)
  • Cross the River Tagus on a ferry
  • Savor a typical pastry

Included: Small-group tour with Local guide, Typical Pastry (Bola de Berlim); Not included: Guided visit inside monuments, Food, and Drinks.

Schedule details

  • Duration: Two hours
  • Meeting point: In Front of Hotel Mundial, at Martim Moniz Square
  • Starting times: 9:00 AM, 11:00 PM
  • Ending point: Praça do Comércio, Central Lisbon
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  • Meet your group and expert local guide at Martim Moniz Square for Lisbon Jewish History guided walking tour. After a brief introduction, follow your guide to Rossio Square and learn about the Jewish Massacre of Lisbon, the beginning of the persecution by the Holy Inquisition and the meaning of “Conversos”, “Marranos”,“ New Christians” and “Crypto-Jews”.

    Continue your Lisbon city walk to Baixa Pombalina, where you will learn about one of the medieval Jewish quarters and the Jewish Cemetery.

    Stroll onward to reach the oldest part of the city, the neighborhood of Alfama where you can see the remains of another Jewish quarter and learn about its importance before your tour concludes at the noblest square in the city and you continue exploring on your own.

    Stroll through the historical areas of Lisbon while learning about the Jewish presence in the city and its importance in the foundation and development of the country, from its founding to the present.

    Learn about the medieval Jewish neighborhoods, the importance of the community during the Discoveries, the massacre of the Jews of 1506, the persecution by the Holy Inquisition and the Crypto-Jews. But also the return of the Jews to Portugal and its importance during World War II.

    Additional information

    Capacity: Your walking tour is with a small group of a maximum of 12 people.

    Booking confirmation: Your voucher serves as your confirmation. Bring it with you when you meet us at the starting point. Get in touch if you have any concerns or require more information via the email address or phone number (business hours only) on your voucher.

    Child policy: Children between the ages of 6 and 11 are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ when booking.

    Local contact

    Office phone number: +351 968 412 612
    Email address: [email protected]

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