Jewish Ghetto

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  • Address: Padua, Verona Italy
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Square, Family And Kids, Neighborhoods

The Jewish ghetto established in 1603 is a street running through south of Piazza Del Erbe. It was abolished by Napoleon when he declared Jews to be equal in 1797. Later on Pauda became a meeting point for a traders, merchants and money lenders with the onset of trade.

The ghetto had line of houses with large rectangular courtyards and all the shops and houses were interconnected to a central square (Chatzer). In the centre of the ghetto is German rites synagogue opened in 1864 has a complicated façade with pillars full of Jewish images. Like most of the islands that make up Venice, the ghetto was totally surrounded by water. Its two access points were controlled at night and early morning by heavy gates manned by Christian guards both protecting and segregating its inhabitants. The prayer room is tastefully done with oriental decorations and minute stonework on the wall, what catches ones eye is the remarkable ceiling!

The ghetto consists of an open square surrounded by "skyscrapers" on three sides. The lack of space in the ghetto resulted in many buildings having as many as seven stories The Street till date has the original appearance and one can spot buildings with projecting roofs. The charm of ghetto still lies in the narrow streets, the old shops and typical dwellings.

Jewish Ghetto Travel Tips

  • Follow the Jewish rituals while entering this place.

Entrance Ticket Details For Jewish Ghetto

  • Entry is free.

How to Reach Jewish Ghetto

  • Bus- 120 metres, lines: 1 and 02.

  • Enotavola pino
  • Osteria al capo
  • Osteria l’anfora
  • Osteria dei fabbri
  • Godenda
  • Caffe della piazzetta

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  • Jewish Ghetto Address: Padua, Verona Italy
  • Jewish Ghetto Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Jewish Ghetto(preferred time): 03:00 pm - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Jewish Ghetto: 00:30 Mins
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  • 95% of people who visit Verona include Jewish Ghetto in their plan

  • 30.3% of people start their Jewish Ghetto visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Jewish Ghetto

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

86.11% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Jewish Ghetto

People normally club together Antenore Tomb and Piazza Dei Signori while planning their visit to Jewish Ghetto.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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