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Rome’s Jewish Quarter Tour

Transfers Rome offers you an interesting tour of Rome’s Jewish Ghetto, with visits to the Synagogue, Jewish Museum and Tiber Island. During the booking process you’ll be able to decide with our NCC company the starting point from which you will take a transfer in a luxury private car or minibus (for groups of many people) till Sant’ Angelo District. A transfers service Rome driver will be pleased to welcome you at Termini Station, Fiumicino Airport of Civitavecchia Port to take you to the hotel or start the tour immediately.

The Jewish Ghetto was established in 1555 by Pope Paul IV that forced all the Roman Jews to stay in Sant’ Angelo District near the Tiber Island. For many centuries the Jewish citizens were forced to suffer prohibitions and segregations till 1870, the year of the breach of Porta Pia and of the complete abolishment of the ghetto. TheTempio Maggiore in Rome, one of the biggest synagogues in Europe, that you’ll visit during the tour, was built during the first years of the 20th Century.
In Rome’s Jewish Museum you’ll retrace the history of the Ghetto through historical documents, precious and ancient handmade items. You’ll visit the old Ghetto alleys and the Church of S. Angelo in Pescheria. In Piazza Mattei you’ll find the wonderful Turtle Fountain (1581).

You’ll be able to lunch in one of the typical Jewish-Roman restaurants. In the afternoon, crossing the Pons Fabricius, also known as “iudeorum”, you’ll get to the Tiber Island where you’ll continue your excursion.
At the end of the day: transfer with Rome Private car of our NCC company to the hotel or other destination.

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