Explore with this small group tour the Jewish history in Rome with us as we will take you through the landmarks of the Jews in Rome. We will wander through the Ghetto in Trastevere, whom the Jews have spent over 300 years living in poverty, unhygienic and cramped condition.
Join us as we discover the history, Jewish ghetto lifestyle, traditions and Jewish dishes in Rome. We will visit the Jewish ghetto in Trastevere, crossing through one of the oldest bridge through the Tiber Island. From there, we will be visiting various treasures from different Jewish communities in the Jewish Museum. Last but not least, we will tour the impressive Synagogue of Rome.
Going through the Isola Tiberina, the Tiber Island, we will walk past Ponte Fabricius, the oldest bridge that connects to the Jewish Ghetto in Trastevere with the original inscriptions can still be seen. Opposite the Campo de’ Fiori, you will visit the ancient market, theatre, the Synagogue, and of course you will have the chance to taste delicious Jewish dishes, such as Jewish bakes and artichokes.
The Jewish Museum of Rome is composed by seven rooms, full of Jewish history and treasures from various Jewish communities around the world. In Room Six, you will discover detailed emancipation of the Jews in Rome unto the present time. Discover the different Roman Jewish traditional celebration objects which characterized the unique Jewish life in Rome’s ghetto.
Known in the past to be the largest synagogue in Europe, the Great Synagogue of Rome is spectacular, thanks to the bright coloured geometric floral monumental decorations on the dome. The precious works done by Brugnoli, Bruschi and Scole can still be seen today. The synagogue is built with Greek and Assyrian architectural eclectic style. On this tour you will have the chance to admire the Synagougue, listening to the guide's explanations.
If you enjoyed this tour of Jewish Rome complete the experience with a Semiprivate group tour of underground Rome or with this Full day tour in Rome, visit the main Squares and Colosseum!
Informazioni complete sul punto e sulle modalità di incontro, e sui numeri di telefono locali, sono presenti sul Voucher che riceverete al momento della conferma della prenotazione.
This tour departs with a minimum of 4 participants, maximum 8.
We recommend wearing comfortable shoes and clothes.