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Jewish Tour in Nicaragua

By this tour, travelers can learn and know how it started and how is developed the Jewish community life in Cuba.

Our hallmark is that all our guides are ACTIVE MEMBERS of the Local Community, and that our tours are organized hand by hand with local institutions.

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What are we going to visit on this Jewish City Tour?
During the tour, travelers will visit and know the places, streets, buildings, landscapes, the Jewish lifestyle, and some stories of people who were and are protagonists of the Jewish experience in Nicaragua.

We offer two options:
I) Full Day
Visiting the cities of Managua, Granada and San Juan del Sur.
The tour begins in "Fortaleza Granada Resort", where travelers will be welcome by a member of the community.
Then traveles will travel to San Juan del Sur to enjoy the beach, visit and eat at Chabad House and then back for Granada and Managua knowing the Jewish sites.

II) Hald Day 4 hours.
The tour begins in "Fortaleza Granada Resort", where travelers will be welcome by a member of the community.
* Visiting the old Jewish cemetery in Granada
* Visiting Masaya, to know the Mikve currently used, and the cemetery there.
* Finally, visiting the city of Managua, to meet the Jewish cemetery and Jewish sites in the city.

** Those staying in Managua will be approached to their Hotels and those who are staying in Granada, after the last visit they will return to their hotels in Granada.

** It takes, at least, 5 working days to book the service prior to the date of the tour.


It includes:
* Bilingual guide (Spanish / English) - A member of the local Jewish community.
* Entry to the sites visited
* Cost of trasnportation

Not include:
* Donation to Jewish places visited

- If you want to arrange another meeting point, such as hotel, please advise, for logistical coordination.

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Israelite Congregation of Nicaragua

Israelite Congregation of Nicaragua

Kurt Preiss - Board President CIN was founded in Managua, Nicaragua in June 6 1965, even though Jews have been living in Nicaragua since 18th century, it was only in 1965 that the Jewish community was established officially as CIN. Tod...

Cementerio judío de Managua

Cementerio judío de Managua

The cemetery of the Congregation is in Managua and burials are entirely according to Halacha (Jewish law), this cemetery is not assimilated. The first Jew was buried in 1935. There is also a historical cemetery in the city of Granada,...

Chabad Lubavitch Nicaragua

Chabad Lubavitch Nicaragua

Visitors can found there: * Kosher Restaurant * Meetings with other travelers * Shabat Celebrations

Histórico Cementerio Judío de Granada

Histórico Cementerio Judío de Granada

It is a historic Jewish cemetery, located in the city of Granada, but not used because a family assimilated considers his property. The current Jewish cemetery of the Congregation is in Managua and burials are entirely according to Hal...

History of Jewish immigration

The first jews immigrants to arrive in Nicaragua came from Eastern Europe after 1929.
The Jews in Nicaragua were a relatively small community, most lived in Managua. They made ​​significant contributions to the economic development of Nicaragua while engaged in the cultivation, manufacture, and retail sales.

The highest number of Jews in Nicaragua reached an estimated peak of 250 in 1972.
The Jewish Congregation of Nicaragua was the central Jewish organization until 1979.
The community had a synagogue and community center, as well as Bnai Brith lodge and international Zionist Organization of Women chapter ( WIZO ).

That same year, a devastating earthquake hit Managua and destroyed 90 % of the city, prompting many Jews to emigrate.

After 1990, with the change of government, a small number of Jews returned to Nicaragua.

Currently, the Jewish population is made up of about 40 members gathered in 15 families.

Being such a small community, the Nicaraguan kehila had no cases of discrimination against the Jew. In Nicaragua there is no official or public anti-Semitism.

A little about the country

The Republic of Nicaragua is a country located in the geographical center of the Central American isthmus.
It has an area of 129,494 km ² and a population of 5.465.100 inhabitants.

The Nicaraguan people are multi-ethnic.
It describes itself as an independent state indivisible, free, sovereign, unitary and.
Nicaragua is divided into 15 departments and its capital Managua.

The official language is Spanish.
In the Caribbean Coast Creole English, Miskito, and other indigenous languages ​​are spoken. In most tourist destinations English language is spoken.

The climate of the country varies greatly from one coast to another, and can be set three fairly distinct climatic types by region of the country in question.

The currency is the Cordoba Oro (NIO)