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Private Jewish Heritage Tour

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This tour gives you a private glimpse into Montevideo's rich history and heritage, showcasing the Jewish immigration and life in Uruguay throughout the last century.

Private Jewish Heritage Tour

Gain a deeper appreciation of the Jewish immigration and influence in Uruguay throughout the last century on this illuminating half-day private Montevideo excursion.

Your private tour begins in the "Old Town", where Jewish immigrants began to settle at the end of the 19th century. Pass by Golda Meir Square and the Hebraica Maccabi Sports Center, stopping to visit the Sepharadic Synagogue and the main Community Center.

Continue to the "Goes" area to view the colorful housing projects built in the early 1920's by real-estate developer Emilio Reus, then see the old Synagogue. The last portion of the tour will give you a glimpse of present day life, with views of the "Pocitos" residential area and Jewish Schools. Conclude at the Holocaust Memorial, the only one of its kind in South America.

If you have an interest in the rich Jewish heritage of Uruguay, this private Montevideo tour is a great opportunity to learn and explore an important part of history.

Please Note: Vehicles available for this tour accommodate groups of up to 8, 18, or 30 passengers maximum. Groups with more than 30 guests may be accommodated upon request. Please take this information into consideration when booking. Please note that passport information is REQUIRED upon booking in order to enter the synagogue.

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Shore Excursions Group was created with one goal in mind: to provide exceptional travel experiences to cruise passengers in the ports they visit around the world. To accomplish this, we have compiled an exceptional array of tours delivered by local experts with decades of experience serving travelers and delivering excellent tours. Our owners and management team are comprised of seasoned travel industry executives who leverage their considerable experience to deliver memorie ...
from $125.00 (USD)
Per Person
Tour Type
Group Size
Activity Type(s)
Cultural, Scenic
Tour Duration
3.5 Hours
Activity Level
Tour Leaves From
The Cruise Ship Pier.
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
Special Instructions
We recommend you wear comfortable, weather appropriate clothing with sneakers or closed-toe shoes and a light jacket.
Guests with mobility difficulties must give notice in advance about their needs.