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Tour of Lisbon's Jewish Quarter
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Delve into Portugal's rich cultural and religious heritage with a revealing tour of Lisbon's Jewish quarter. Stroll along ancient streets, visit the Shaaré Tikvá Synagogue, and peruse Lisbon's Jewish cemetery, including its first grave.
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Begin in Lisbon's Rossio Square and where your guide will illustrate how thousands and thousands of Jews tragically met their death during the Middle Ages. Discover how those who refused to convert to Christianity were burnt on bonfires by the Catholic Inquisition. After a break for lunch, visit Lisbon's ancient Jewish neighbourhood. Visit the Shaaré Tikvá Synagogue as well as Lisbon's 19th-century Jewish cemetery. Before completing the tour, view the cemetery's first grave—that of José Amzalaga who, according to his epitaph, died on February 26, 1804.

Inclusions :
  • Tour of Lisbon's Jewish quarter
  • Fully guided tour with an accredited guide
  • Complimentary brochure
  • Commentary in English and French
  • Roundtrip transportation via eight-seater minibus


9 hours

Departure time and location:
9 AM–9:45 AM; Tourism Office, Palacio Foz, Praça dos Restauradores

Return time and location:
6:45 PM–7:30 PM; at the same location

You are required to contact Mouriscastours at least 48 hours before your scheduled tour date to finalise departure details. Commentary is available in English and French only. Listed rate does not include entrance to monuments; admission fees must be paid at the time of the tour. Listed rate does not include lunch; you may reserve a traditional Jewish lunch if you telephone Mouriscastours at least 5 days before your tour date. The minivan holds a maximum of eight passengers and will be shared with people from outside your party.

Redemption instructions

After booking your tour—3 easy steps:
1. Print your voucher; locate the voucher in your travel confirmation e-mail or in the My Trips/My Itineraries link on the site.
2. Take all vouchers with you.
3. Follow the instructions on your voucher; you must exchange one voucher per person.

How to exchange your voucher(s):
You must call Mouriscastours at least 48 hours before your scheduled tour date to finalise departure details. On the day of your tour, please present your vouchers at the Tourism Office; the full address will appear on your printed voucher.
Terms and conditions

Cancellations and Changes: This Activity can be changed or cancelled without penalty at any time prior to two days before the scheduled start of your trip. The scheduled start of your trip is defined as your hotel check-in date, your departure date of the originating flight, or the date of the Activity if the Activity was booked without a flight or a hotel.