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Cornelis Jongbawstraat 31, Paramaribo, Suriname
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This ancient area was part of the background from a Dutch film with the title " Hoe duur is de... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2015
Karsiniwati K
Arnhem, The Netherlands
Day Trip to Joden Savanne with Marina Da Costa – Highly Recommended!

We were a group of 11 people (of which 9 residents) who made this superb trip to Joden Savanne with... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2015
Rachel R
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Cornelis Jongbawstraat 31, Paramaribo, Suriname
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Reviewed 2 April 2015

This ancient area was part of the background from a Dutch film with the title " Hoe duur is de suiker". Very impressive with rather complete information for every location on what was happened. For almost 9000 slave from the Jews to work on their...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2015

We were a group of 11 people (of which 9 residents) who made this superb trip to Joden Savanne with Marina Da Costa, our tour guide. She provided us with awesome information about the old Jewish Settlement. It is a wonderful experience to hear about...More

4  Thank Rachel R
Reviewed 24 February 2015

We took a guided day trip from Paramaribo to Jodensavanne. The historic site was very interesting. It was brought to life by our guide Marina de la Costa. She provided excellent background information and really made the site come to life. She had a neat...More

2  Thank HBINDC
Reviewed 4 November 2014

The earliest Jewish settlement in the New World was in Jodensavanne. It is a very interesting preserved-but-not-developed site. I did state in the list that there is no entry fee--however, you have to take a long boat ride on the Suriname River to get there,...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2014

Quite a journey to get there with the bridge out and the dirt road, but very interesting to see the remains of the oldest Jewish synagogue in the new world. Once you get there, you need to walk a short path through the jungle to...More

1  Thank boysmomNj
Reviewed 12 June 2014

liked: mr Sijlbing and mrs Njoek were great guides. It was a very special experience to me. the group was also superb. the people of redi doti were very nice too. in a nutshell i really enjoyed the piece of history i have learned that...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2014

Because I had read some novels of the Surinamese writer Cynthia McLeod I had to visit Jodensavanne. As there were no organized daytrips during the week I stayed in Paramaribo I chartered a taxi. With a taxi you are free and make a stop whenever...More

Thank huib
Reviewed 1 March 2014

We were a diverse group of adults and young kids and Marina made the trip to Joden Savanne enjoyable for everyone. She was a walking encyclopedia of historical information about the old jewish settlement and took us to a black "cola" creek on the way...More

Thank Valerie B
Reviewed 17 January 2014

We went to Overbridge and with a guide we went in a boat to The Jodensavanne. A beautiful place with a lot of history. A must to see when you visit Surinam. Take a rest after the trip in the restaurant or take a swim...More

Thank Bertine28
Reviewed 29 July 2013

If you find yourself in Paramaribo, be sure and check out Tours with a Flair and Marina Da Costa's trip to Jodensavanne. You will have a wonderful day on the river as well as tour the Jewish settlement. She is a wealth of historical information...More

2  Thank IslandDreams10
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Elisa P
4 April 2017|
Response from Menno007 | Reviewed this property |
Prijzen variëren, afhankelijk van type trip dat je boekt. Zelf heb ik een meerdaagse trip gedaan met ook Brownsberg en Bergendal. Dat was inclusief vervoer, 2 overnachtingen en eten/drinken en dergelijke zo'n 200-300€ per... More
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