JEWISH CULTURAL – HALF DAY
Tour Code: FH01
Walk through the Company Gardens, a fresh produce garden for visiting ships from the mid 17th Century and home to the Cultural History Museum, Houses of Parliament, National Gallery, SA Museum and Cape Town’s Jewish Campus.
The South African Jewish Museum, opened by Nelson Mandela in 2000 is a major city attraction, situated on the heritage site of the Gardens Synagogue built in 1863, and housing the Cape Town Holocaust Centre and Gitlin Library.
Explore this highly acclaimed high-tech museum, which provides a host of interactive experiences (including audio-visual presentations and reconstructed settings) in its narration of the story of SA Jewry from its early beginnings.
The Cape Town Holocaust Centre, the first in Africa, explores racial and religious intolerance, ideological conflict and persecution, echoing the human rights abuses of Apartheid. We also visit the Great Synagogue, which was consecrated in 1905.
Lunch at the trendy Kosher Café Riteve and browse the delightful Museum Shop.
Inclusions: Entrance fees for Jewish Museum, Holocaust Centre and City. A la Carte Lunch, Bottled Water.