On this private day excursion discover the Jewish history of Lisbon. The tour departure for Lisbon, but
can also start from other city and villages in Lisbon upon request.
A trip through the Jewish history. During this walking tour you will visit the
old Lisbon quarter. You will visit the synagogue and then you will walk through
Rossio streets and reach the Old Town Square where your journey to the past
JEWISH IN PORTUGAL:
Historical researches indicate that the Jewish presence in Portugal remounts
before the formation of the Portugal kingdom. In the XII century, Portugal
a nation and the first Jewish communities appear in Lisbon. D.Manuel I (XV
century) with fear of the financial exit capital of the country, published a
law, that unauthorized the Jewish departure of Portugal and he force them to
convert. Are those descendants of those generations that today begin to assume
them Jewish inheritance. Its here we find Gracie Mendes (Nasi) History.