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Half Day Jewish Heritage of Curacao with Return Hotel Transfers

Curacao
3 hours
Sightseeing Tours
Cultural Tours
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Overview

This tour brings you the opportunity to explore the historic and cultural significance of Jewish community in Curaçao. With a professional guide assisting you throughout, visit the significant and historic places like Beth Haim Jewish Cemetery, Mikvé Israel-Emanuel Synagogue and 17th century built Chobolobo plantation house.

Why to buy

  • A cultural tour of the Jewish heritage in Curacao with return hotel transfer
  • Visit to prominent places like Beth Haim Jewish Cemetery and Mikvé Israel-Emanuel Synagogue
  • Visit to the plantation house at Chobolobo and taste the locally produced Curaçao liqueur

Itinerary

Delve deep into the Jewish history of Curaçao with this tour that takes you around some of the most marveling landmarks around the island. The trip comes with inclusive return hotel transfer, so get ready in the morning and onboard the pickup transfer that will arrive at the scheduled time. Join an experienced guide on this tour that will help you understand the diverse culture of the island. The first stop of the day is Beth Haim Jewish Cemetery, the oldest Caucasian cemetery in Curaçao which was built around 1659. This historic building is also a Curaçao National Monument. Moving on, you'll be visiting the Rooi Catootje plantation house, bought by a businessman, the founder of a prominent trading company called Maduro Holding in the island, S.E.L. Maduro, for his wife. The plantation house has been turned into a museum now and holds several antique artifacts and treasures of the island. Continuing this expedition, another plantation house Chobolobo, built in the 17th century, is something that should not be missed. Owned by a Jewish family, the house is now a major production house of the famous Curaçao liqueur. Take a look around this ancient house and taste the samples of exquisite local drink while appreciating the elegant decor of this 19th-century mansion. In this last part of the tour, take a drive around the Jewish neighborhood of Scharloo and visit one of the most historic and oldest surviving synagogues of Curaçaoo the Mikvé Israel-Emanuel Synagogue. A gem of Curaçao, this unique Synagogue holds a Jewish community museum that tells the tales of their contributions to Curaçao. The museum contains some rare and ancient artifacts and collections that have been marked by historians in the golden pages of Curaçao's history. At the end of this long and eventful day, a drop-off transfer will take you back to your hotel.

Inclusions
Entrance fees
Bottled water
Hotel return transfer
Professional guide
Exclusions
Food and alcoholic beverages
Other gratuities
Personal Expenses

Schedule

Duration
3 hours
Timings
Monday 9:00 AM Tuesday 9:00 AM Wednesday 9:00 AM Thursday 9:00 AM Friday 9:00 AM Saturday 9:00 AM Sunday 9:00 AM 
Language used
English 
Type of Guide/Tour
Expert Guide
Child allowed age
0 - 12 years
Pickup point
Your hotel lobby
End point
Your hotel lobby

Good to know

  • The minimum drinking age in Curaçao is 18.

Additional Information

  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required.
  • If due to any unforeseen event the tour gets canceled, either it will be rescheduled, or a refund would be issued.

Cancellation policy

  • Kindly refer to your booking for cancelation policy.

Address

Curaao
Jewish Heritage
Curacao Vacation
Things to do in Curacao
Caribbean Vacation

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