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Trastevere and Jewish Ghetto: Private Walking Tour

Trastevere and Jewish Ghetto: Private Walking Tour

From $299.16 per group up to 2

Explore the narrow winding streets, alleyways, and pedestrian squares of the charming Trastevere neighborhood in Rome. Join a small group led by an expert guide to learn about Rome's Jewish history.

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Duration options: 3 hours
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  • Live tour guide
    Highlights
    • Explore one of the oldest Jewish communities in Europe
    • Discover Trastevere with a specialist local guide
    • Visit some of Rome's most important churches
    • Stroll through the scenic streets of Trastevere
    • Hear stories about the city’s Jewish history
    Full description
    Join a 3-hour walking tour to discover Rome's former Jewish ghetto and the historic Trastevere neighborhood, two areas that are often overlooked by tourists. Walking around these neighborhoods will be the best way to see all their main monuments and landmarks and to get a feel for each neighbourhood's distinctive vibe. First, discover Rome's Jewish 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. Led by an experienced guide, you'll see Jewish-owned businesses, and pass by kosher restaurants. The Porticus Octaviae will be one of the most recognized landmarks in the ghetto, which sits in the middle of Piazza Mattei.  Your guide will then take you across the river Tiber to Trastevere, which was once home to the wealthy Etruscans. Trastevere is a picturesque neighborhood dating back to medieval times, filled with narrow winding streets, alleyways and pedestrian squares. Here, you will visit some of Rome’s most important churches, including Santa Cecilia, the Basilica of Santa Maria and San Francesco a Ripa and the Ponte Rotto, which is the oldest stone bridge in all of Rome. 

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    We meet at Piazza Trilussa. You will see steps at the Piazza and there's newspaper stand just next to these steps. Your guide will be at the newspaper stand. This Piazza is on the Trastevere side of Ponte Sisto.

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