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Rio Jewish Heritage Half-Day Tour provided by Carioca Tropical Tour Operator - Day Tours

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Rio Jewish Heritage Half-Day Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 26/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 26/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Mirante do Pasmado
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 2
    Museu Judaico do Rio de Janeiro
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    Grande Templo Israelita
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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Important Information
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan / car
  • Entry/Admission - Grande Templo Israelita
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Tickets entrances at the Jewish Museum are USD 5.00 per person & at Grand Synagogue as a “Tzedakah” USD 9.00 per person
  • Entry/Admission - Museu Judaico do Rio de Janeiro
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Please dress appropriately
  • Kosher lunch is available upon previous request
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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wkup wrote a review Feb 2020
Boca Raton, Florida61 contributions38 helpful votes
Excellent fulfilling cultural tour of the jewish history in Rio and Brazil. We saw multiple synagogues inside and out for all sects of judaism - we had detailed discussions of the significance of each synagogue and the opportunity to see the Torahs and explore each building
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Date of experience: February 2020
Joyce H wrote a review Feb 2020
Mass122 contributions14 helpful votes
A wonderful time touring Jewish sites and more with Efraim. From the moment we got into the car he was pointing out sites and giving us information about Rio and Brazilian history. He was easy to understand and very informative. We visited several synagogues. A small Jewish
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Date of experience: February 2020
karenbp2014 wrote a review Feb 2020
Asheville, North Carolina3 contributions
Leonardo is an excellent guide. He showed us a number of synagogues and explained the history Of the Jews in the area and interesting things about the city in general. His personal stories about his family and ancestors contributed to the enjoyment of this tour. We would highly
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Date of experience: February 2020
Response from Mirella S, Gerente de relações com clientes at Rio Jewish Heritage Half-Day Tour
Responded 17 Feb 2020
Dear Karen, We are glad you had such a great time with us during your tour. We appreciate your review and will pass along your comments to our team. Thanks for taking your time to do this, Best regards,
 Mirella Schvaitzer
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Peter F wrote a review Dec 2019
Franklin, Massachusetts6 contributions8 helpful votes
excellent guide, he was very knowledgeable and personable. I would recommend this 100%. Saw several synagogues and the heritage museum
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Date of experience: October 2019
northyorker wrote a review Apr 2019
Toronto, Ontario78 contributions40 helpful votes
Leonardo was an exceptional guide in showing us the important Jewish sites of Rio de Janeiro and imparting his knowledge of the Jewish community in Rio. We appreciated Leonardo's flexibility in doing this tour for us as we were delayed in getting from the airport to the hotel.
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Date of experience: March 2019
Response from MirellaSchvaitzer, Gerente de relações com clientes at Rio Jewish Heritage Half-Day Tour
Responded 15 Apr 2019
Thank you very much for taking your time to review our company! We are glad that you enjoyed the tour with Leonardo. He really knows a lot about all the Jewish sites in Rio. Don't hesitate to contact us if you ever come back to Rio. Best regards,
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About the operator

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By: Carioca Tropical Tour Operator - Day Tours
Wade S
Great highlights
Took us to Sugarloaf and a tour of the city. Met us in our hotel. Felt very safe. Great way to see the city in a
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Best Day visiting major Rio site with our tour guide!!
This was our first time to Brazil, and we were so happy that we decided to book this tour, which was was lead by ou
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Great way to see two of Rio's most popular attractions
Guide was very helpful, friendly and informative. I very much enjoyed this tour. Sergio is a great guide!
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Excellent Tour
The tour including hotel pick up and drop off were well organised. The guide was excellent and there were only 3 of
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Checked all the boxes for an absolutely wonderful all day tour of the city and beyond. We, of course, hit all the t
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100% satisfaction! Amazing Tour!
Our tour operator was Vincente. He was an amazing guide. Pick up was on time. Weather was fantastic! The Van's we h
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Definitely a first port of call
We booked this trip privately before going on cruise. The whole trip only took 5 hrs. Easy to get to you,lifts iava
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Great tour with great tour guide!
Overall the tour was great! The sites were amazing and the tour allowed us time to do a little exploring and pictur
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Trustworthy, reliable company. Luciano was our tour guide and she was very friendly, informative and organised. It
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Joseph S
A comprehensive tour with an enthusiastic guide
This is my review of the All Day Rio tour taken February 28, 2020. Our guide Sandra is one of the best city guide
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Our thanks to Luciana and driver Roberto for a great informative day. All expected attractions visited and long qu
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Carnavale in Rio
Efraim was our tour guide for two days of sightseeing in Rio. I was in contact with him while I was planning our t
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Excellent Tour of Amazing Rio
Wonderful day tour of Rio with our guide Vincente getting us to all the best spots without queuing! He also took w
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Amazing Day
We had a very intersting private tour of Rio. Our guide took us anywhere we wanted to go(Sante Theresa). Also we ha
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The trip is definitely over-priced for what it is, especially given the cable car at Sugarloaf is not included. Whi
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Portuguese, Spanish
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