Mumbai: 4-hour Jewish Heritage tour

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This tour starts with a brief orientation on India’s Jewish communities: the history of their arrival in India 2,000 years ago, geographical spread, the different sects, and their culture. The guide will provide you with illustrated handouts and notes.

Tour Duration: 4 Hours

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  • Discover the oldest synagogue in Mumbai, the Shaar Harahamim or Gate of Mercy Synagogue, built-in 1796, by Samaji Hasaji Divekar
  • Visit Dhobi Ghat, Mumbai’s unique outdoor laundry system
  • See Sassoon Docks, built by an influential family of Baghdadi Jews

Descriptions

This tour starts with a brief orientation on India’s Jewish communities: the history of their arrival in India 2,000 years ago, geographical spread, the different sects, and their culture The guide will provide you with illustrated handouts and notes to deepen your understanding of India’s Jews Over these 2,000 years, the Jewish people and their customs have been accepted

You will start with Sassoon Docks, built by an influential family of Baghdadi Jews, which are bustling with activity in the mornings From here, you will drive to the Gateway of India - Kenneseth Eliyahoo Synagogue - with its beautiful interiors, and the David Sassoon Library

Next, you will visit the oldest synagogue in Mumbai, the Shaar Harahamim, or Gate of Mercy Synagogue, built-in 1796, by Samaji Hasaji Divekar (Samuel Ezekiel Divekar), a Bene Israeli  From here, you will drive to the Magen David Synagogue, a tall blue building with a Gothic feel that towers over all the other buildings in the area

You will discover Victoria Terminus (a UNESCO World Heritage site) and Bombay Municipal Building Drive to Dhobi Ghat, Mumbai’s unique outdoor laundry system Your tour will also take you through Marine Drive/Chowpatty, Oval Maidan, High Court, Bombay University, Flora Fountain and many more unseen places

Inclusions

  • Transport by AC Vehicle
  • Local English speaking guide
  • Hotel Pick and drop off service

Exclusions

  • Gratuities

Pickup & Meeting Point

Pickpup Information
We Pick from most hotels located in Mumbai City.

Additional Information

  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

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