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Porto Old Jewish Quarters Half-Day Walking Tour

Porto, Portugal
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4 hours (Approx.)
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Offered in: English and 2 more


Explore the sites and history of the Jewish community in Porto on this private half-day walking tour. With a knowledgeable guide, stroll through the old Jewish quarters as you learn about the city’s Jewish community, whose origins date to the 1100s. See historical sites, learn about the Portuguese ‘Dreyfus’ of the 1920s, and visit the Kadoori Mekor Haim Synagogue (weekdays only), the largest on the Iberian Peninsula. Entrance fees at your own expense.
  • Private half-day Jewish quarters walking tour in Porto
  • Stroll the areas where Porto’s historical Sephardic Jewish peoples lived
  • See historical sites and learn about the past and present Jewish community
  • Hear tales of Captain Barros Basto, the 1920s Portuguese ‘Dreyfus’
  • Learn about Porto’s Jewish community and their lives down the centuries
  • Visit the Kadoorie Mekor Haim synagogue (weekdays only), one of the world's biggest
  • Personalized attention from a private guide, with entrance fees at own expense
Professional guide
Transport to the synagogue
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

Porto Cathedral, Terreiro da Sé, 4050-573 Porto, Portugal

Departure Time

1:00 PM

Return Details

1: Synagogue Kadoorie Mekor Haim, Portugal, R. de Guerra Junqueiro 340, 4150-386 Porto, Portugal
2: Cordoaria, 4050-598 Porto, Portugal
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • The Synagogue is open only on week days from 14.30pm to 17pm
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Wear comfortable shoes (the tour involves a medium amount of walking) and please dress appropriately for the synagogue
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Operates in all weather conditions please dress accordingly
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Interesting tour. Knowledgeable and friendly guide.
, Jul 2019
Guide was very good. The synagogue visit at the end was the highlight of the visit. Too much walking uphill. Perhaps start at the synagogue, taxi mid level, then walk downhill.
This tour was filled with so much...
, Oct 2017
This tour was filled with so much history dating as far back as the Inquisition until today with a visit to the only synagogue in Porto. Benedita our guide, was quite knowledgable, making this tour a thoroughly enjoyable afternoon.
Tour Guide very good very...
Adrian M
, Aug 2017
Tour Guide very good very knowledgeable. Very friendly helpful. The only physical Jewish content was the visit to the synagogue outside of the city . There isnt much to see otherwise

Product code: 43878P6

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