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Patronat Call de Girona

C/ de la Forca, 8, 17004 Girona, Spain
34 972 21 67 61
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Ranked #1 of 31 Attractions in Girona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Neighborhoods, Historic Sites
Description: Jewish neighborhood considered the home of the Kabbalah, Judaic mysticism.
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barcelona
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

A wonderful medieval old town. Extremely well preserved. The whole religious history of Spain in one small city. The old jewish quarter with its beautiful museum, the well conserved arab baths and the cathedral with the extraordinary tapestry of the creation which is 1100 years old. Well worth a visit. There are also some very good restaurants

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

I've been to many old and walled-in historic places, and the Call de Girona is unique among them. The well preserved and very narrow labyrinth of streets give it a palpable and vibrant feel. And while you're there, a visit to the very informative and well-organized Jewish Museum will evoke more stories and history through those narrow streets and alleys.

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Park City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Walk the wall which looks down on the Medieval city known as the Call. It takes about 30 minutes and will give you a perspective that opens the door for more discovery and adventure. You could spend a week or more to cover the labyrinth of cobbled walkways. The history, dining, architecture and sights are all fantastic. Enjoy!

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

The Call is the Jewish quarter & is one of the highlights of this town. Wandering through tiny old back streets you can really get a feel for how it was hundreds of years ago as these streets haven't changed much since then. Don't be disappointed though it's only a few streets & you can wander it all in a... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Walking the narrow passages and streets in The Call in Girona I consider a "must do". We wandered the streets and every nook and cranny, discovering carved stones from hundreds of years ago to mark a house or building. The history in the stones seems to speak to you in the quiet of the small alleyways. We felt lucky that... More

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East Setauket, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It has been a long time since Jews have inhabited the call(1492) to be exact but the museum of Jewish history does a great job at informing you of the life within the Spanish Jewish community before the inquisition. After the museum stroll the narrow streets and alleys and end at the river.

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Just loved the cobblestone streets and the shops and restaurants. So sad that they made the Jews flee.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We felt like back in the past and we easily imagine how people lived some centuries ago. Very cleaned and well maintained streets where you walk across and contemplate the way the city way built.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We enjoyed walking through the Call. It would have been nice to have had a tour guide. We probably missed some history because we did not know it was there.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

One of the best Jewish quarters I have visited, and I have been to many around the world. If you are interested in Hebrew culture, do not miss Girona´s old town. Even Noah Gordon was inspired by the beautiful city and its Jewry in some of his books. His son lives in Catalonia. Wonderful place.

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