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Ghetto Ebraico

Piazza delle Cinque Scole, 00186 Rome, Italy
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Small-Group Rome Food Walking Tour: Trastevere, Campo de' Fiori and Jewish...
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This historical Jewish Ghetto dates back to 1555, when Pope Paul IV restricted all Jews to a small area of the city, which was then walled in. Today, the ghetto has wonderful eating places with cross-cultural dishes, and a beautiful synagogue with a small museum inside.
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Thanks God, this is not a Ghetto any more, the walls are all removed. Coffe shops and restaurants, this is a very interesting area to visit.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed visiting this part of Rome and especially the forum/rotunda/theatre excavation. These are lesser known ruins so not as heavily visited. I was happy to just wander in and explore on my own. I was glad not to be part of a tour...More

Thank Marian S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful location in the heart of the historic Jewish Ghetto. The guided tour of the synagogue was very informative and the building was of great interest. However, the museum and the walking tour of the Ghetto was outstanding.

Thank TravelingBubba
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Jewish Ghetto is no longer a Ghetto. The walls were removed centuries ago. The Synagogue has a wonder museum inside and has free tours. It is beautiful. Our tour of Rome has to include a visit to the Jewish ghetto. It is a fairly...More

1  Thank Titus D
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

This was the second time I have done this tour. It was equally fascinating, informative and moving as the first time. Our guide was Sara Terracina and it was amazing to hear her stories delivered in her perfect English. I cannot recommend this tour highly...More

1  Thank Gabrielle A
Reviewed 4 June 2017

There's a lot of history throughout the city of Rome. But one of my most persistent memories from my recent trip were these small brass plaques embedded in the streets in front of doorways in the Jewish Ghetto. They are small but powerful memorials to...More

2  Thank pookala
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

The Jewish quarter is interesting to see. Lots of restaurants so worth combining with a meal or a walk along the river.

Thank Matvl
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

It's a beautiful and historical borough that we didnt visit before! There is such a beautiful atmosphear, with traditional restaurants, shops and so much history! Highly recommended.

1  Thank Elisabetta P
Reviewed 8 May 2017

No guide showed up...no telephone number to call ❗️ Very poor on this companies part .... never will use trip advisor or viator for a tour again. Want my money back ‼️

2  Thank Sidney E
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

If you are short of time you can skip the Jewish ghetto. The turtle fountain is a major disappointment. I looked hard to try to find the turtle. The Portico d'Ottavia was a small Roman ruin, next to the three columns of the Apollo Temple...More

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Ghetto
The mini-neigbourhood Ghetto holds tight to its
reputation as a stand-alone area thanks to its nearly
300-year history as the home to Rome’s Jewish
community. Times changed in the 20th century, but the
tiny area still retains its mix of tradition,
community, and history. Ancient and medieval
architectural design frames apartments, bakeries,
shops, and restaurants. Friends and families are the
...More
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pamela b
30 June 2017|
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Response from Maggi713 | Reviewed this property |
The Synagogue closes at 2:00 PM on Friday - Sun thru Thurs. it is open from 10 to 5. Most restaurants should be open. For example, my favorite is Nonna Betta and it is open from 11 to 11 - but check with restaurant first... More
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Jodi L
22 July 2016|
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Response from Alberta S | Reviewed this property |
Not that I saw. But we walked all around downtown (central) Rome easily. Not sure where you'll be staying, but Rome taxis are also reasonable. I suggest getting a map and trying to walk to the area from anywhere in... More
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Brian W
13 March 2016|
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Response from lol109 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, finally getting back to you. We had a fabulous meal in Trastevere, which was recommended by our tour guide. There are many little holes in the wall around this area, which serve traditional food. I cannot remember the... More
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