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Jewish Museum of Belmonte

Practical info

Type of location: Museum

Jewish Museum of Belmonte

R. da Portela 4, 6250-088 Belmonte, Portugal

+351 275 088 698

E-mail: empds.belmonte@cm-belmonte.com

Historical description


The little community of Belmonte of between 100 and 300 souls was “discovered” in 1920 by the engineer Samuel Schwarz. Its existence was revealed to the world by Frédéric Brenner’s short film The Last Marranos in 1990. The Jews of Belmonte are one ... Read more