AAA Editor Notes
Beth Haim Jewish Cemetery is 3.5 mi. (5.9 km) w. off Schottegatweg West. Consecrated in 1659, the burial ground was one of the first Hebrew cemeteries in the New World. Tombstones marking some 2,500 graves feature ornate sculptures and inscriptions in Portuguese, Spanish, Hebrew, Dutch, English and French.
Guided tours are available.