Small-Group Rome Jewish Ghetto Tour

Rome, Italy

Experience Rating
icon3 hours  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English
Overview

Go back in time on a walking tour of the historic Roman-Jewish Ghetto, established in 1555. Your guide eliminates the hassle of navigating on your own, bringing you to the area’s most popular destinations. Visit the open-air Theater of Marcellus, Bernini’s turtles in Mattei Square, the Synagogue, and the Jewish Museum before stopping for a taste of Roman-Jewish cuisine.
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Small-group tour
  • Includes free admission to top local attractions

Professional guide
Headset (over 8 pax)
Gratuities
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transportation to/from attractions

Departure Point

Via del Teatro di Marcello, 42, 00186 Roma RM, Italy

Departure Time

10:30 AM

Return Details

Piazza di Campitelli, 9, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Via Portico d'Ottavia
Stroll through a maze of fascinating medieval streets and narrow alleys. The walk begins from Via del Portico d'Ottavia, once „Via Rua". The street, Via del Portico D'Ottavia, takes its name from the huge quadriporticus of Octavia, which originally had about 300 columns, incorporating the Temples of Jupiter and Juno (23 AD).
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Pass By:  
Teatro di Marcello
you will soon see the Roman remains of the ancient fish market and the beautiful architecture of Teatro Marcello (Marcello's Theatre), the three tall columns that survived from the Temple of Apollo Medicus (built in 433 BC), and the ruins of the Temple of Bellona (built in 236 BC dedicated to the God of War). In the 16th century a palace was built by the powerful Orsini family in the caves of the theatre. The theater was commissioned by Julius Caesar, inaugurated by Augustus in 11 BC, and dedicated to the memory of his nephew Marcellus (Octavia's son) who died at the age of 19.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Piazza Mattei
Keep walking along Via della Reginella, you will pass by buildings, of no less than 6 floors with low-ceilings that were typical in the old ghetto, it’s possible to reach Piazza Mattei. Overlooking a little square, is Palazzo Costaguti, frescoed by Guercino, and Palazzo Mattei (16-17th century), its courtyard with a double loggia and staircase decorated by colossal Roman busts, statues, sarcophagi, antique relics all of them in excellent condition making it one of the most curious sights of the city. The churches of Santa Maria in Campitelli and Santa Caterina dei Fumari, the Palaces of Albertoni and Capizucchi are other jewels of this peaceful residential and monumental area where it is still possible to find the spirit of Ancient Rome. End of Jewish Ghetto Rome walking tour.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • PETS ARE NOT ALLOWED
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.Learn more about cancellations.

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