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Memorial as Vitimas do Massacre Judaico de 1506

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Wednesday 9th October and we were sightseeing in Lisbon and we visited the historic Square, Largo... read more

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David D
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The monument is dedicated to reminding us of the massacre of Jews in 1506 instigated by a crowd of... read more

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Reviewed yesterday

Wednesday 9th October and we were sightseeing in Lisbon and we visited the historic Square, Largo de Sao Domingos, where this memorial is located. It is situated nearby the Church, Igreja de Sao Domingos ( Santa Justa e Rufina). The memorial is to commemorate the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The monument is dedicated to reminding us of the massacre of Jews in 1506 instigated by a crowd of Catholics. The Jews were tortured, killed, and burnt at the stake in their thousands. Obviously tolerance and forgiveness were in short supply and the Inquisition hadn't...More

1  Thank Llewellyn53
Reviewed 28 July 2018

We were only in Lisbon for a few hours and stumbled across this monument marker. We had no idea what it concerned as we are not fluent in Hebrew or Portuguese. A week later we were fortunate to meet with a professor who explained exactly...More

1  Thank Mitchell F
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

The square in which it is located provides the significant background of the memorial. It’s historical use as a slave market as well as the site of the massacre of Portuguese Jews was sad and sobering. The evolution of Portuguese society has allowed recognition of...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

A memorial to the Jewish massacre in 1506. It is always important to remember things like this so hopefully it won't happen again.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 27 October 2017

A small piece of outside sculpture memorializing a terrible chapter in the history of Lisbon. Very important. Come and pay homage.

1  Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 6 October 2017

This memorial close to the site where thousands of Lisbon's Jews were massacred at Easter 1506 was erected in 2006 and calls on all people to practice tolerance those who have different beliefs. Small memorial which would be missed by the average passerby or tourist...More

1  Thank golouis99
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This memorial to the victims of the 1506 Jewish Massacre was erected on April 19, 2006—the 500th anniversary (Hebrew years 5266–5766) of what is also known as “Lisbon Massacre,” “Lisbon Pogrom,” or “The 1506 Easter Slaughter.” With inception of the Spanish Inquisition in 1492—a few...More

8  Thank DeanMurphy2020
Reviewed 23 May 2017

10 years ago in 2006, the city of Lisbon added this monument to commemorate the Jewish community that was, massacred at the beginning of the 16th century. It’s a good spot to contemplate about the way history repeats itself also in the 20th century at...More

4  Thank Sharon_zz
Reviewed 15 October 2016

The Church of Sao Domingo was at the center of The Inquisition and responsible for the massacre of Jews. The memorial is set up adjacent to that church. The Church was damaged in 2 subsequent earthquakes, almost completely in 1755.Then, again,In 1959 it was destroyed...More

3  Thank HMR52
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