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Jewish Quarter, Evora

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Jewish Quarter, Evora

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Basic Information

Location Evora, Portugal
Country Portugal
City Evora

General Information

Open to visitors yes
Need appointment no
Handicap accessibility no
Geographical Coordinates 38.57143,-7.9135


Summary

Jews have lived in Evora, Portugal since the Middle Ages. During the 15th century the Jewish Quarter was thriving and consisted of two synagogues and all of the accommodating services such as a mikveh, a school and a hospital.

The first inquisition headquarters was located in Evora and it processed over 9,500 people for being Jewish.


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