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Tomar Jewish Heritage Tour
Get a closer look to Tomar Jewish heritage through this full-day tour from Lisbon. Discover Tomar and its Jewish Heritage from your guide as you walk through old Jewry.
In our Jewish Tomar Heritage tour you’ll visit: most ancient and only proto-Renaissance Hebrew Temple in Portugal as well Luso-Hebrew Museum Abrãao Zacuto.
Jewish Heritage in Tomar
Built between 1430 and 1460 by Infante D. Henrique, Tomar synagogue represents a huge importance that Jewish community had in this city since 14th century. Firstly in service to Temple Order, after for the Order of Christ.
Our Jewish Heritage tour begins at Tomar synagogue, one of the oldest in the country. After centuries of being desecrated, was recovered by Polish engineer Samuel Schwarz on the 1st 20th century half. This building is located in the old medieval Jewry. Archaeological excavations meanwhile made, discovered water heating structures and carvings, proving existence area for purifying baths.
Tomar Jewish tour continues at Praça da República where we take an opportunity to appreciate São João Batista Church Manueline façade, old building windows that are a post card to this city beside Nabão River.
Now our tour is at Templar Castle and Convent,Temple Order headquarters. Its architectural beauty, with an emphasis on octagonal charola (late 12th century) and Manueline window, has classified it as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
We finish this tour at Convent of Christ. Thank you for visiting Tomar Jewish Heritage.
- Additional Facts: This tour can be tailored to specific interests.
About this tour:
Our tours are always private (just you and our guide/driver).
The tour highlights are just suggestions of places to visit. The tour itinerary will be designed according to your preferences.
Our day tours last approximately 8 hours (Pick Up and Drop Off at your hotel or apartment)
- Hotel pick-up and drop off
- Bottled water
- Transport by private vehicle
- Private tour guide
- Wifi on board
- Tickets to Convento de Cristo and Templar Castle
- Food and drinks
- Gratuities (optional)
- Entrance fees unless specified on inclusions
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Relevant information for groups: - Our tours are private -
Maximum 5 persons per group -
Our drivers have safety and health training.
Meet & Greet:
- Hand sanitizer will be provided to passengers by driver every time before entering the vehicle;
- The driver will wear a face mask at all times and will keep a safe distance from customers avoiding close contact, handshakes etc;
- Luggage will only be handled with customers' authorization.
The driver will use sanitizing products to continually clean the main contact areas inside and outside the vehicle (handles, seats, seat belts, etc).
For safety reasons our vehicles will not provide magazines and water bottles. We apologize for this inconvenience.
Upon completion of each tour, our cleaning team will carry out a thorough cleaning with anti-bacterial products.
Per recent laws: Maximum capacity per vehicle is 2/3 of total occupancy. This is to guarantee adequate distance between passengers.