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Jodensavanne

Jodensavanne is a former residence of Sephardic Jews in Suriname, about 50 km south of Paramaribo. The place is in the district at the Para Cassiporakreek, a tributary of the Suriname River, and since 1832 no longer inhabited. Around 1640, settled on the first Cassiporakreek the Jews. They were persecuted by the Inquisition fled from Spain and began the construction of sugarcane plantation where they were slaves. Around 1650, a second group of Jews, this time from England. A third group, led by David Nassy, came from Mauritsstad (Brazil) to Suriname.

Transport: bus. ± lasts 9 hours.