Argentina has the second largest Jewish population in the Americas. Explore the cosmopolitan capital Buenos Aires and find out about it's Jewish history.
What to Expect
Start the tour with a visit to "Plaza de la Memoria", which used to be where the Israeli embassy was location and now has a memorial for the victims of the terrorist attack of 1994. Next, visit the "Temple of Liberty" building where the "Congregation Israelita de la República Argentina" (CIR) is located, where the oldest and largest Jewish Temple in the country is as well.
Later visit the nerve center of daily life of the Jewish community: The AMIA ("Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentina"), the new home of the Jewish community. While on the tour you will also visit the "Holocaust Museum," which was created to commemorate the Holocaust and contains data collections, stories, testimonies, documents, and objects of the survivors who emigrated to Argentina after World War II. The highlight of the tour is a visit to the neighborhood of "Once": This is the top Porteño neighborhood where most of the Jewish community lives. You'll visit synagogues, restaurants and markets belonging to members of the community.
- Roundtrip transfers
- Bilingual guide
-Florida 971, Shop 31,Downtown, Buenos Aires
-Defensa 831, San Telmo, Buenos Aires
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Know Before You Go
Entry into all the temples and museums cannot be guaranteed during a commemorative date or for security issues.