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1 Day Culture tour itinerary for Lisbon: Understand The History Of The Jewish Occupation In Lisboa

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Understand the History of the Jewish Occupation in Lisboa

Jewish Quarter in Lisbon

Lisbon-Portugal

Find out the history of the Jewish occupation in the Portuguese capital and how their presence left its marks in certain traditions of Portuguese culture. 

DAY 01

Jewish History of Lisbon

  • Did you know that up to the 15th century, Jews had their own neighbourhood in Lisbon where they could freely practice their religion? Did you know that many Portuguese names come from the Jews converted to Christianity in an attempt to escape the clutches of the Inquisition? Did you know that the Jewish converts, called New Christians, had to innovate the Portuguese cuisine to achieve camouflage their traditions? You can find out all this and more through this tour that allows you and your Lisbon guide to understanding the Jewish presence in the configuration of Lisbon as well as certain traditions in Portuguese culture that have Jewish roots.

  • 10 EUR Per Adult

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starting from
EUR 10