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Ghetto Ebraico

Piazza delle Cinque Scole, 00186 Rome, Italy
+39 06 684 0061
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This historical Jewish Ghetto dates back to 1555, when Pope Paul IV restricted all Jews to a small area of the city, which was then walled in. Today, the ghetto has wonderful eating places with cross-cultural dishes, and a beautiful synagogue with a small museum inside.
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  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great synagogue” (17 reviews)
“jewish museum” (16 reviews)
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Piazza delle Cinque Scole, 00186 Rome, Italy
Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
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+39 06 684 0061
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"great synagogue"
in 17 reviews
"jewish museum"
in 16 reviews
"fried artichokes"
in 14 reviews
"turtle fountain"
in 8 reviews
"walking tour"
in 21 reviews
"teatro marcello"
in 5 reviews
"kosher restaurant"
in 4 reviews
"during wwii"
in 4 reviews
"attached museum"
in 3 reviews
"interesting area"
in 4 reviews
"emperor augustus"
in 3 reviews
"tiber river"
in 7 reviews
"wonderful history"
in 3 reviews
"narrow streets"
in 6 reviews
"self guided tour"
in 3 reviews
"piazza venezia"
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"roman ruins"
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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

This area is recommended for food Mon-Thurs. The architecture us beautiful and there are wonderful Roman remains which are free to visit and well worth seeing.

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Reviewed April 12, 2018

Any guidebook, tour guide or real Roman will tell you that the Ghetto is as Roman as Rome can get! Only a little maze of few streets between the Tiber and Largo Argentina/Piazza Venezia this area has it all. It is so central and yet...More

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Reviewed March 27, 2018

Cannot remember the name of the restaraunt we went to but this area is so off the beaten tourist tack. Lovely buildings and little snickers to look into. The main Piazza has lovely places to eat and not all kosher. If you can squeeze in...More

1  Thank Stephen V
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Reviewed March 21, 2018

The Jewish quarters or the Jewish ghetto or the Ghetto Ebraico as it' scalled is located behind the old racing tracks used for chariot racing, also called the Circus Maximus. The small township has a very well preserved and well maintained museum in the Synagogue....More

1  Thank Sudeshna M
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Reviewed March 2, 2018

Must see! Wonderful history of the Jews of Roma. The synagogue is breathtaking. The in house tour guide was so interesting and kbwlegable.

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Reviewed February 8, 2018

Nowadays this place is a little bit out of place and time, concerning modern Rome. Once it was at the periphery of Ancient Rome (Teatro Marcello, Portico di Octavia), but when we visited, it was not a nice place - a lot of rubbish in...More

2  Thank Milen D
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Reviewed February 2, 2018

The Jewish Ghetto of Rome is a beautiful and fascinating historic neighborhood. Lots of alleyways to explore, interesting gift shops and museums, tasty restaurants, Roman ruins, and stolpersteine scattered throughout, the "stumbling stone" memorial tiles to people who were taken from their homes during the...More

2  Thank nathaliedepris
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Reviewed January 7, 2018

The ancient Jewish Ghetto covers only around four large city blocks. So why the need for a guide? Because much of it has been destroyed over the years, with but a few vestiges remaining, and also because what you see and can imagine due to...More

3  Thank GranZorro
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Reviewed November 20, 2017

A must see and do for photo buffs! We walked here from the Colosseum on a lovely fall day. Old buildings with charm and elegance, beautiful tree lined streets, musicians playing on the bridges - it truly is beautiful. We strolled through the old streets...More

1  Thank Screwball
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Reviewed November 3, 2017

It survived the Nazis (just barely) and parts are dirty and dangerous looking, but survive it did. Consists of a Synagogue, an interesting Jewish museum. There are old residences and kosher restaurants and a bakery. All pretty interesting. Some renovation going on and a new...More

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pamela b
June 30, 2017|
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Response from Maggi713 | Reviewed this property |
The Synagogue closes at 2:00 PM on Friday - Sun thru Thurs. it is open from 10 to 5. Most restaurants should be open. For example, my favorite is Nonna Betta and it is open from 11 to 11 - but check with restaurant first... More
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Jodi L
July 21, 2016|
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Response from Alberta S | Reviewed this property |
Not that I saw. But we walked all around downtown (central) Rome easily. Not sure where you'll be staying, but Rome taxis are also reasonable. I suggest getting a map and trying to walk to the area from anywhere in... More
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Brian W
March 12, 2016|
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Response from lol109 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, finally getting back to you. We had a fabulous meal in Trastevere, which was recommended by our tour guide. There are many little holes in the wall around this area, which serve traditional food. I cannot remember the... More
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