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Campo del Ghetto

30121 Venice, Italy
+39 041 715359
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Private Walking Tour: Venice's Jewish Ghetto
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Jewish Ghetto and Cannaregio Food Tour with Dinner in Venice
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Dating back to the 16th-century, this is the oldest Jewish Ghetto in the world with its five synagogues, which are the oldest still existing.
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30121 Venice, Italy
+39 041 715359
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Always interesting to see this very old area an glad it's still there. Can't say it is beautiful as the history speaks or itself yet the people still live there an call it their home. Good food places around too.

Thank billkhoe
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the obligatory Aperol spritzes, long lunch and the most relaxing time of our 5 days right here. Wish we'd stayed in this neighbourhood and, if we go back to Venice, we'll book accommodation here.

Thank L1954YPjenm
Reviewed 1 week ago

With several kosher restaurants (Chabad), a kosher hotel, a Jewish museum and stunningly beautiful still-functioning synagogues, the ghetto is definitely worth a visit by anyone interested in Jewish history. It still retains much of the old atmosphere, as almost all of Venice does.

Thank AlexFromJerusalem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just enjoy the view while going by Gondola. Interesting to visit the place. One of the recommended activity while visiting the amazing city....Venice

Thank AzadAjay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked tickets for a guided tour of the historic Jewish synagogues & museum in the comparatively less visited Ghetto area of the city. Our well-informed guide gave an invaluable insight into its origins & development whilst drawing our attention to noteworthy architectural & artistic...More

Thank LondonCLK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While walking a short distance from Campo del Ghetto, we dicovered a gondolier, and made arrangements to be her next customers. The stop is at the Campo del Ghetto, and signs are posted at either end of the campo. She provided us with so much...More

2  Thank 2pbarrett
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on the ghetto tour which was absolutely fascinating . The tour was guided by Lara a charming Venetian who had presented the facts in a precise and very understandable way. Her overall knowledge of Venice was also very high. The three pit stops en...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The oldest ghetto in the World where Jews were Living being locked up in the Night and only allowed to deal in textiles and moneylending. The campo itself contains memorials to the almost 500 Jews from Venice who were killed by the Nazis.

Thank Birte L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Original Ghetto is worth taking a tour of the area and the museum. We visited three synagogues and learnt about the life of the Jewish people when they colonised that part of Venice. Very interesting indeed. Then go to Gam Gam for a Kosher...More

Thank ChefCliveM
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Went to campo del ghetto with our 2 month old son - it's fine to tour the area using a pram but if you are going to go into the museum you need to use a carrier as there are lots of stairs and the...More

Thank maeveIrishAustralian
Cannaregio is the second largest sestiere (district)
with its busy Santa Lucia train station. Many
transplanted Venetians commute from the outlying
areas, “terra firma” to the locals, which is shorthand
for any place that is not Venice. Two Grand Canal
bridges serve Cannaregio, the newest (Constitution,
2008) still a local hotbed of controversy. Ponte degli
Scalzi is a busy link to the train station. Nearby
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28 September 2017|
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Response from krosen1142 | Reviewed this property |
Our tour had a live guide as you need a key to access the different synagogues. the museum is self-guided.
19 June 2017|
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Response from mendi62 | Reviewed this property |
Just visiting the inner campo and view the free and public monuments- about half an hour - one hour (when museum and Synagogues are closed). Adding the museum and synagogues will add an additional 2 hours. Add time to... More
Susan R
30 April 2017|
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Response from 120Roxana | Reviewed this property |
Go there by yourself. In this way you will have iall the time you need to enjoy the trip and to see all what you are interesed in. If you have a good guidebook it will be enough!