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Cornelis Jongbawstraat 31, Paramaribo, Suriname
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History at its best

After reading the book How expensive was the sugar I really enjoyed visiting Joden Savanne. Our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Amazing place

This is one of the most amazing places i've ever visited: yes, having a jewish husband adds some... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
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Cornelis Jongbawstraat 31, Paramaribo, Suriname
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading the book How expensive was the sugar I really enjoyed visiting Joden Savanne. Our guide was excellent but we missed the tour by Cynthia McLeod by a day which was a pity

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Reviewed 1 May 2017

This is one of the most amazing places i've ever visited: yes, having a jewish husband adds some importance, but there is such an atmosphere, such an energy you can't help feeling it. Leaving apart the historical/cultural part, even the "jungle" itself is gorgeous, fat...More

Thank Alla S
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Although it's a place of huge historical value, I must admit I was a little disappointed visiting Jodensavanne. There wasn't much left to see except two graveyards and some bricks that belonged to the synagoge. It's a place I wouldn't have want to have missed...More

Thank Menno007
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The first Synagogue in south America, the history of the Jews in Suriname and the precious jungle will show you a lot of her secrets.

Thank pancho169
Reviewed 15 October 2016

The jodensavanne is approximately an one hour drive from Paramaribo and you can also see during this ride a bit of the countryside of Suriname. The Jodensavanne is beautiful located on the banks of the Suriname river and in the jungle of Suriname. The site...More

Thank ScholtenvanRiet
Reviewed 12 August 2016

This was an interesting place to see, but there is not really much there...and it is a long way to go. But for those who are interested in religion and history, it is worth the effort to visit. I would recommend a tour book/information prior...More

Thank Nattitude
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Been here for a daytrip. Except for the ruins and 2 graveyards there is nothing to see. Area needs maintenance and cleaning. Looks abandoned. Total time spent was about 1 hour so skip this and do something more interesting instead.

Thank Bas d
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Got there by boat. Climbed the stairs to the top of the hill. The small museum was abandoned but the surroundings spoke to my heart. Beautiful. The ruine of the small synagogue, the separate graveyards for jewish settlers on the one side and for their...More

Thank Angela K
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

My husband and I had a day to visit Paramaribo and made the perfect choice-a personal guided tour with Marina Da Costa to Jodensavanne. Marina knows this region better than most-she's a descendant of one of the earliest settlers in this area. The region is...More

1  Thank GinnyPlacitas
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Another place which is worth visiting it. You can take a tour with a guide from stichting Joden Savanne. They can tell you about the history and show you it's history! It's a place where the history of Jews in Suriname began.

Thank Kavita J
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Elisa P
4 April 2017|
Response from Menno007 | Reviewed this property |
Prijzen variëren, afhankelijk van type trip dat je boekt. Zelf heb ik een meerdaagse trip gedaan met ook Brownsberg en Bergendal. Dat was inclusief vervoer, 2 overnachtingen en eten/drinken en dergelijke zo'n 200-300€ per... More
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