This half day tour is a discovery of the Jewish history, what left from the Jewish heritage, the most important families, curiosities and influences in the economy, and culture in Porto.
During this intense adventure, you will visit a secret synagogue in Rua São Miguel see a plaque commemorating the victims of the Inquisition – outside Mosteiro São Bento da Vitória and realize where took place the two Autos of Fé (near Portuguese Center of Photography).
During this tour, you can also visit the biggest synagogue in Iberian Peninsula (Sinagoga Kadoorie Mekor Haim) and the museum.
Guided by a local specialist in Jewish affairs, you will see in chronological order through three of the four Jewish neighborhoods until the time of Don Manuel I, laborer of the expulsion in 1496. In this experience, you will also visit the fourth Jewish quarter and understand why it was built outside the city walls and understand how the Inquisition, that started in 1536, affected the local community and the return of this same community by 1753 with Marquês de Pombal.
During this tour you will understand why the fourth neighborhood was built outside the city and what impact the Inquisition has on the local community and its return with the Marquis of Pombal, see the plaque alluding to the victims of the Inquisition outside the Monastery of São Bento of Victory and finish in the Portuguese Center of Photography where the only two autos of faith happened.
- What Will You Do- Visit the city center
- Visit the jewish neighborhoods
- What Is Included- Jewish tour guide
- Visit to synagogue
- Flexible schedule
- What Is Not Included- Monuments tickets