Private Jewish Heritage Tour Experience

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This private Jewish Heritage Tour is for up to 2 passengers. You visit places that are known and some places that are not so known as part of the Jewish history in Curaçao.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Mikve Israel-Emanuel Synagogue

The Mikve Israel-Emmanuel synagogue, consecrated in 1732, as Mikve Israel, makes it the oldest synagogue building still standing and in continious use in the Wesntern Hemisphere. Mikve Israel-Emmanuel Museum, a living museum that tell the story from the Jewish community since their arrival in 1651. The Giftshop has a variety of cards, books, souvenirs that celebrate the Jewish life in Curaçao.

Duration: 30 minutes

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The early 19th century plantation house, Landhuis Rooi Catootje, one of Curaçao's historical monuments, houses a museum which displays antique furniture as well as many historic and unique objects. Each section contains special, permanent exhibits of the memorabilia of the Mongui Maduro family.

Duration: 30 minutes

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The "Beit Hayim Blenheim" cemetery of the congregation Mikvé Israel, Consecrated in 1659, Beth Haim is not only the oldest Jewish cemetery on Curaçao but is the oldest in the Western Hemisphere. The oldest tombstone dates from 1668.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Curacao Liqueur Distillery

Also known as the Home of the Genuine Curacao Liqueur, Landhuis Chobolobo is an iconic 19th-century country mansion and one of Curacao's most renown tourist attractions. Established in 1896

Duration: 15 minutes

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In 1932 the Ashkenazi Jews founded a social center (Club Union), and their own sports club. A permanent synagogue did not come until much later, in 1959. It was called ‘Shaarei Tsedek,’ Gates of Righteousness and was located in a villa at Scharloo (Scharlooweg 39-41) near the center of Willemstad, close to Punda.

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A spin off from parent company S.E.L. Maduro established in 1837

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A spin off from parent company S.E.L. Maduro established in 1837
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