Guided tour

Rome: Jewish Ghetto and Trastevere Small Group Tour

Rome: Jewish Ghetto and Trastevere Small Group Tour

From US$ 116.91 per person

Learn about Rome's Jewish community and it's significance on Roman history from past to present in the former Ghetto and Trastevere district.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 6 participants


  • Learn the history of the Jewish community in Rome, from the days of the Roman Republic and on
  • Wander the streets of Trastevere, and enjoy a coffee or gelato with us!
  • Go to the Great Synagogue, the largest and most important synagogue in Rome
  • See the remains of the Portico d’Ottavia
  • Explore the Basilica of Santa Maria
Full description
Explore the fascinating former Jewish Ghetto and picturesque Trastevere neighborhood of Rome on a 2 hour tour, limited to 6 participants. Located next to the River Tiber, Rome’s Jewish neighborhood is the oldest in the western world. Rich in architecture and history, your walk follows in the footsteps of Roman citizens, beginning in a Piazza where you can find many young local Romans today gathering - Piazza Trilussa. Embark on your journey through this incredible neighborhood rich in culture and history, and explore the Basilica of Santa Maria. Next, go to Isola Tiberina in the middle of the River Tiber, and learn how this was the site of the Jewish Ghetto in Ancient Rome. Your guide will take you to the open-air Teatro Marcello, built towards the end of the Roman Republic. Marvel at the Portico d’Ottavia, which once enclosed the temples of Jupiter Stator and Juno Regina. Finally, admire the Great Synagogue of Rome, still at the heart of Jewish life in Rome. Before you finish your tour, savor your experience with a delicious coffee or gelato on us!
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    Meeting point

    Piazza Trilussa, 00153 Roma RM, Italia, near the Fountain of Ponte Sisto. Please plan to arrive 5-10 min prior to commencement time. Your guide will hold a LivTours sign.

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    Know before you go

    • Tours operate with a maximum of 6 participants
    •  The tour will end at around lunchtime. There are a number of exceptional restaurants featuring ancient Roman-Jewish kosher food in the area. Feel free to ask your guide for local recommendations

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