Private Jewish Tour In Buenos Aires

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Overview

The Jewish community in Buenos Aires is the third biggest in the world, and has left its mark in the city. Along this interesting private tour, you will visit the places that have been historically associated with the community, that are nowadays part of the citys cultural heritage.

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Free port pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

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Meet your private guide and driver at your hotel or the cruise port at 9am to begin your tour. In a private vehicle, head to the first stop for the day, Once (Jewish Quarter). It was here that the Jewish community first settled upon arrival in Buenos Aires, and you can still see shops, synagogues, schools, theaters, and a Jewish Community Center. Together with your private guide, visit the Great Temple Paso, a synagogue built by Ashkenazi Jews.

Next, visit the new building of the Israelite Mutual Association of Argentina (AMIA), built after the original was destroyed by a terrorist attack in 1994. During your visit, lear about how this traditional institution encourages Jewish culture, preserves traditions, and promotes community development in Argentina.

Continue on to Israel Embassy Square, the site of another brutal terrorist attack in 1992. Stand in the square built on the site where the embassy once stood.

Head toward the center of Buenos Aires to visit Lavalle Square, where you will see a monument to the victims of the AMIA terrorist attack, as well as the most traditional Ashkenazi synagogue, the Libertad Temple. Follow your guide through the beautiful Byzantine temple – the first synagogue in Buenos Aires. Move next door to the Jewish Museum where you'll find objects related to the Jewish presence in the city, including religious art, menorahs, and various objects belonging to the Sephardic and Ashkenazi cultures.

Finish your tour in Plaza de Mayo, where you can visit the Metropolitan Cathedral, where you'll learn about the tribute that the Catholic church made to the city's Jewish community.

Get dropped off at your hotel or cruise port at around 1pm.

Inclusions for Private Jewish Tour In Buenos Aires

  • Professional guide
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle

Exclusions for Private Jewish Tour In Buenos Aires

  • Donations (TZEDAKA) to the synagogues visited during this tour
  • Libertad synagogue & Jewish Museum: US$10 per person
  • Great temple of Paso synagogue: US$5 per person
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time

Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship

Cancellation Policy
All sales related to this product are final and non-refundable. In case you wish to cancel the reservation you will be charged 100% cancellation fees.
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3 reviews by the users

  • Excellent tour.

  • Answer all our questions and gave us all there was to know

  • Our guide, Arielle, is a warm and gracious hostess, welcoming us into her community with not only historical information but personal insights. It would have been nice if we could have had access to more synagogues.

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