• Duration: 3 hours
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Description

On this private tour, you will have at least 3 hours to get to know the life of the Jewish people in historical Buenos Aires and the transcendence this culture brought to the Argentinian lifestyle. There will be a chronological base on this tour for you to understand the full extent of the mixture between the community and Buenos Aires by visiting the most important places.

Your tour includes transportation and a professional guide and a drive through the most important neighborhoods in Argentinian Jewish history: Recoleta, Once, San Telmo, and Retiro amongst others. 

NOTE: When booking within the 72hr period until the beginning of the tour AMIA visit may not be available, although we will provide different alternatives.

Itinerary

The Jewish Museum of Buenos Aires was inaugurated in 1967 under the initiative of Dr. Salvador Kibrick, member of the Israeli Congregation of Argentine Republic, the first jewish institution in our country, established in 1862. It is located next to the impressive Templo Libertad Synagogue. Uniquely, this museum narrates the stories of the immigrants, the traditions and the Jewish colonies. Commited to transmit what is characteristic of the Jewish people, it presents an interactive tour through a permanent collection in constant dialogue with the present aiming to create a link between the exhibition and interpretation.

The museum tells through objects, images and words, the life of the Jews in Argentina and in Europe, before and during the Second World War. Among other things, there is a collection of photographs of the German Heinz Jöst from 1941 in the Warsaw ghetto. Building originally built for the Italo Argentina Electricity Company. Currently, the Shoah Museum works with the task of transmitting the teachings of the Shoah. The Memory of the Holocaust Foundation carries out a vast educational task, aimed at raising awareness in society about the serious consequences of racism and xenophobia.

The Synagogue of the Israelite Congregation of the Argentine Republic, also known as Templo Libertad, was the first synagogue built in Buenos Aires and the oldest in the country. It was declared a National Historic Monument in December 2000.

The Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentina, AMIA, is a center of the Jewish community. Its main objectives are to promote the welfare and development of the Argentine Jewish community, and to keep the traditions and values ​​of that community alive. On July 18, 1994, the headquarters of AMIA was the target of an attack through a car bomb. It was the largest terrorist attack in Argentine history, with 85 people dead and 300 wounded. The reconstruction of the new building, which began in August 1995, cost just over 8 million dollars. The distance from the building block allowed to keep in view the scars left by the old building. On May 26, 1999, the new building was inaugurated

Pick up locations

What's included

Private Local Guide
Hotel Pick-Up and Drop-Off

What's excluded

Donations (each institution requires a donation of USD 15 per person)

Important information

  • NOTE: It is important that you give provide all necessary information at the time of booking and that you carry your passport with you at all times on the tour. The visits to the institutions come with an obligatory donation per person and the amount is defined at the start of the tour.
  • IMPORTANT: Main institutions are closed on weekends and holidays
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not stroller accessible
  • Not suitable for pets
  • No public transportation nearby
  • Infants must not sit on laps
  • Infant seats unavailable
  • Please remember to bring at least USD 25 per person for donations at the different institutions
  • • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel Valid from the time you exchange your voucher, for the duration selected.
  • Pick up at any hotel or apartment centrally located in Buenos Aires.

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 1 day or less before departure
  • Cancellation fee of 0% if cancelled 1000 days or less before departure

Categories

  • CULTURAL AND THEME TOURS
  • BUS OR MINIVAN TOUR
  • CITY TOURS
  • WALKING TOUR

Guided Language

  • Deutsch
  • Russian
  • Portuguese
  • English
  • Italiano
  • Francaise
  • Español

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