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An amazing temple

The most beautiful temple in Rio, very old but still very moving and monumental . It is a national... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2017
Rosangela F
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Good for heritage

Jewish people will appreciate this unique location to celebrate their religion. Good for tourist... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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Rua Tenente Possolo 8, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20230-160, Brazil
+55 21 2232 3656
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

The most beautiful temple in Rio, very old but still very moving and monumental . It is a national patrimony now but still a few services happen there. Worth the visit

Thank Rosangela F
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Jewish people will appreciate this unique location to celebrate their religion. Good for tourist and every day visit

Thank joho33
Reviewed 3 October 2017

An event intended for Jewish people, or who believes in the doctrines of this religion. But it can be fun if you appreciate Israeli culture like music and food.

Thank Mars-yo_08-12
Reviewed 8 September 2017

An old an traditional synagoge located close to the Downtown area, where 60/70 years ago most jewish community use to stay in Rio.

Thank viajante60
Reviewed 9 August 2017

It's a beaultiful synagogue with wonrderful mosaics behind the altar. For me, the most beautiful temple in Rio!

Thank Paty_in_Rio
Reviewed 5 May 2017

A magnificent temple full of historic meanings for the jewish community. Beautiful mosaic panels and dome

Thank Rosangela F
Reviewed 15 December 2016

The oldest Jewish Synagogue in Rio is in the downtown area. It used to look somber and dark but was refurbished recently. It has also become the stage for musical performances and has hosted the International Harp Festival for a few years.

1  Thank Leona F
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Grande Templo Israelita Synagogue was one of the first synagogues in Rio. Completed in 1935 and renovated in 1985, the Grande Templo Israelita Synagogue boasts a grand archway topped by five smaller arches with beautiful mosaics that depict Jewish life. We went on a...More

1  Thank hrs314
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Built in the 30's, when most Jews lived nearby, it was the main synagogue for decades. However, in the last 30/40 yrs, most Jewish families moved to other places, leaving the temple empty. No more services are held, with the exception of Rosh Hashana and...More

Thank Israel B
Reviewed 21 July 2016

If you are interested in culture, heritage and tradition of the jewish imigration and community in Rio de Janeiro, that is one piece of this history. Unfortunally, it opens only for Rosh Hashaná and Yom Kipur (around september/october). If you are a group, you can...More

Thank SalvaCrispa
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Downtown Rio is the place where this city was born.
With modern skyscrapers sharing space with historical
buildings and landmarks, this neighbourhood is living
proof that the old and the new can live together
harmoniously. As you would expect, downtown is where
all major companies house their offices. However, the
region isn’t restricted to businesses. Gems such like
the “Paço Imperial,” which is a cultural centre that
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