4 Hours Walking tour itinerary for Buenos Aires: Meet The "Mother Of Institution"
Trace the roots of Jewish people from colonial times to modernity as you navigate a 200,000 collective in the neighbourhoods of Once, Tribunales and Retiro. Visit AMIA, Jewish Museum and Libertad Synagogue, the first synagogue in the city.
Once neighbourhood, amia, pasteur subway station, jewish museum, libertad synagogue
Go beyond tradition and explore how politics and the broad history of Argentina shaped and made its Jewish population into what it is today with your Buenos Aires tour guide.
Visit AMIA, known as "The Mother Institution" of Jewish life in Argentina, targeted by a terrorist attack in the 90s.
Visit the Jewish Museum and Libertad Synagogue.
Learn about the 'crypto-Jews' who escaped the European Inquisition by coming to Latin America, and how the population became organized as waves of Jewish immigrants entered the country in the late 1800s.
Hear about the Jewish Gauchos, the only American Pogrom, the communist heritage of the URRS Jews, the 'disappeared' of the last Argentine dictatorship and the challenges faced today by the community.
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Tickets to AMIA and the Jewish Museum not included. 10 USD for Jewish Museum and 15 USD for AMIA.
Please note that this tour involves walking around 5km/3.5mi.
Remember to bring your passport with you! It will be required at AMIA and the Jewish Museum.
Visits to both AMIA and Jewish Museum are available only Monday through Friday. AMIA only before if the tour starts before 9:30 AM, since it needs to be booked three days in advance, and it closes on the 18th of every month.
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