Rome: Trastevere, Jewish Ghetto Walking Tour

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    Morning departure 09:30 am, Afternoon departure 2:00 pm
  • Departure Details :
    We meet at Ponte Sisto in Rome.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Enjoy a small group walking tour of max 8 peopleDiscover Trastevere with a specialist guide who has superb local knowledgeSee some of Rome's most important churches and synagoguesUnderstand a very old Jewish community in the heart of EuropeTrastevere is a charming neighborhood in Rome that is filled with narrow winding streets, alleyways and pedestrian squares.Discover a fascinating Jewish Ghetto and see Jewish-owned businesses and kosher restaurants in everyday local life.

Know More about this tour

Discover Rome's Jewish Ghetto; or Roman Ghetto, established in 1555 by Pope Paul IV for the 5,000 Jews that lived in Rome at the time. The former walled quarter sits close to the river Tiber, and today is one of the most fascinating quarters of the city. Our 3 hour Rome Trastevere walking tour starts in this quarter, before taking you over the Tiber to the historic Trastevere neighbourhood.

Trastevereis a picturesque neighbourhood that dates back to medieval times.It is a charming area that is filled with narrow winding streets, alleyways and pedestrian squares. These 2 areas are often overlooked by tourists, but we offer intimate walking tours of these magnificent neighbourhoods, taking you to their top landmarks.

Walking around these neighbourhoods is the best way to see all of the monuments and landmarks, as well as get a great feeling for this Bohemian area of Rome.

Rome Trastevere walking tour starts in the Jewish Ghetto, where you will learn about theJewish history and presence in Rome, which is still very much visible today.

Led by an experienced guide, see Jewish-owned businesses, visit kosher restaurants and, when possible, even take you to theSynagogue of Rome.The Porticus Octaviaeis one of the most recognised landmarks in the ghetto, which sits in the middle ofPiazza Mattei.

Your guide will then take you across the river Tiber to Trastevere, which was once home to the wealthy Etruscans. Here, you will visit some of Romes most important churches, includingSanta Cecilia, the Basilica of Santa Maria and San Francesco a Ripa.

On this 3 hour Rome Trastevere walking tour you will also see thePonte Rotto, which is the oldest stone bridge in all of Rome.

Inclusions

  • Professional guide
  • Small-group tour
  • Walking tour

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Transportation to/from attractions

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Not wheelchair accessible

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