Portugal / Algarve / Faro

Jewish cemetery of Faro

Practical info

Type of location: Cemetery

Jewish cemetery of Faro

Cemiterio Judaico de Faro, Estr. da Penha 38, 8000-386 Faro

Tel : +351 961 697 852

Historical description


Capital of the Algarve region in southern Portugal, the city of Faro was home to a large Jewish community, expelled in 1497. A number of them continued to live there as conversos. Jews did not resettle “officially” in the city until the 19th century. In ... Read more