Don’t miss this temple when visiting Rio


It takes only thirty minutes to visit the temple with Madson’s Private Tours in Rio de Janeiro!


It was the first building in Rio de Janeiro that was designed and built (1932) with the purpose of being a synagogue. For several decades it was the center of the social and religious life of the Jews in Rio de Janeiro. In the Grand Temple local Jews celebrate Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, weddings and Bar/Bat Mitzvah.

Approx. time required to visit it: 30 minutes (car ride to get there + a 10 to 15-minute visit inside)

Admission fee: 38 reais in cash only (approx. US$ 11; 10 €; 8 £) [admission fee may not be updated].


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