Rome: Jewish Ghetto Guided Walking Tour

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Explore some of Rome's lesser-known history on a guided walking tour of the city's Jewish Ghetto.

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  • Explore a different part of Rome with a professional guide
  • Discover off-the-beaten-path sights
  • Learn about the history of the Roman Jews
  • See the memorial to the Holocaust victims known as stumbling stones
  • Admire the Great Synagogue

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Go in search of Europe's oldest Jewish community accompanied by a professional guide and learn about the fascinating and tragic history of the Jewish Ghetto in Rome. Join your guide as you stroll through the narrow lanes of the remaining parts of the old Ghetto around Portico d’Ottavia. Retrace the history of the Jewish people in the city, from ancient times to the modern-day. Hear the tragic tale of how the Roman Jews were rounded up in the Ghetto to be sent to Auschwitz and see the brass cobblestones installed as a memorial to the Holocaust victims. Learn about Roman-Jewish cuisine and take the opportunity to sample traditional foods such as fried artichokes or an authentic sour cherry cake. Finally, admire the Great Synagogue, the largest synagogue in Rome and one of the largest in Europe. End your tour in Piazza Mattei at the Turtle Fountain.

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