A full tour of Jewish Rome from Trastevere to Campo de' Fiori
This tour of Jewish Rome traces the the history of the Jewish community in the city, the oldest in Europe.
It has been here for 22 centuries and together we will visit all the different areas related to Jewish culture in Rome.
Starting at Trastevere, where the first Jews settled, we will move on to the Aventine hill to see the Jewish Cemetery.
Then we will see the Arch of Titus, erected to celebrate the victory of emperor Vespasian and his son Titus in Judea in 70 A.D., which led to the conquest of Jerusalem and the destruction of Herod’s Temple.
We will also visit the Church of St. Peter in Chains to admire the famous Moses with the horns, a masterpiece by Michelangelo.
Next we will walk through Campo de’Fiori, where the Talmud was burned in 1553 starting the oppression of the Jewish culture.
Finally through the Jewish Quarter with its charming narrow streets to visit the Jewish Museum and the modern Synagogue.
To top off our tour we will stop at the Kosher Bakery to taste the Jewish Pizza and at other places around the area to discover some of the famous “giudaico romanesco” dishes.
Duration: 4 hours
Transportation required: Tour with transportation
What They Say About Us:
"You have again exceeded all expectations for our Rome tour. The sequence of the sights you revealed, built anticipation as to would top the next. Your historical personalization of the Jewish Ghetto placed our imagination directly within the the ghetto walls as if we were living there. "
-Jim, June 2011
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"Your historical personalization of the Jewish Ghetto placed our imagination directly within the the ghetto walls as if we were living there. "