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Visiting the historical center of Trancoso.

This building is just in front of the “Casa do Bandarra”, you can jump from the Bandarra house into... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
hans-jaguar
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Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
Very moving!

I am a tour guide and I was fortunate in having the man behind the conception and development of... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2015
Benita R
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Jerusalem
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Jewish quarter in the old city, Trancoso 6420, Portugal
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Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

I am a tour guide and I was fortunate in having the man behind the conception and development of this center, as our host. Jose Domingos Levy is an inspiration and the driving force behind the building of the center and its synagogue. For anyone...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

After wandering around the town, we called into the Casa do Bandarra. The woman who greeted us there could not have been more welcoming - giving us a brief history of Bandarra and then showing us a 9 minute video about the folklore surrounding Bandarra....More

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Reviewed 29 July 2018

This building is just in front of the “Casa do Bandarra”, you can jump from the Bandarra house into the Interpretation centre. We did not take any attention of the building as it is a very modern construction, and we are looking only for historical...More

Thank hans-jaguar
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Trancoso is a small village on top of a Hill, north of Guarda, it had a thriving jewish community, today, you can visit the Cardoso center, where there is a small synagogue, that can be used to pray, the keys, maybe across the street in...More

Thank Temper43
Reviewed 3 December 2017

A must stop when visiting Portugal to learn about the Jewish community and history of the Jews. Beautifully built, it allows visitors to see and experience actual Jewish religious items which have been graciously donated over recent years from various communities. Located in the old...More

Thank manonthemove1812
Reviewed 3 December 2017

On a narrow street across from the Casa do Bandarra, we found the entrance to the Cardoso Center locked when we stopped by one afternoon. A woman working in Casa do Bandarra kindly offered to get the key and open the center for us, and...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Standing in the old Jewish quarter in place where the synagogue used to be hundreds of years ago ,a new building with one outer wall preserved with symbols on the doorway that still exist . A one man's- Jose Levy ,we had the honor to...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

I am a tour guide and I was fortunate in having the man behind the conception and development of this center, as our host. Jose Domingos Levy is an inspiration and the driving force behind the building of the center and its synagogue. For anyone...More

1  Thank Benita R
Reviewed 31 October 2014

This new center is an important memory and a step for the future of Portuguese Jewish community. If you have a chance to meet the person behind the center (who also created the lovely Jewish museum in Belmonte) Jose Levy Domingos who lives in Trancoco...More

Thank nadi O o
Reviewed 20 August 2014

It is only a small symbol of revive and not a sign for a fluent mob of Portugese people revealing a desire to return to a past Jewish history and religion. However even this sign is just a small jesture of portugese authorities and people....More

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