Free walking tour - Jewish Rome: Trastevere, Isola Tiberina and the Ghetto

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English, Italian
Quality Verified Registered on February 07, 2020

I was born and raised in Rome, the Eternal City. I am a Licensed Tour Guide and I graduated in History of Rome. I love meeting people from all over the world, sharing with them my knowledge of the most important sights along with the lesser known ones. Being a Tour Guide means to me leading tours with passion and with a hint of humor.

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    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

I will lead you to discover some historic districts of the city, where time seems to stand still. Trastevere, the area across the Tiber where once lived the Etruscans and where later many immigrants from the East also settled, mainly Jews. Along the tour I will show to you the place where once stood what was believe to be the most ancient Jewish Synagogue in Rome. Crossing the river we will walk through the Tiberine Island before we reach the Jewish District, once called the Ghetto. As Rome was the house of the oldest Jewish community in all of Europe, this beautiful, thriving neighborhood is as central to the history of the city as it is to the whole Jewish History. What will we visit? :) 1. Trastevere 2. Vicolo dell'Atleta 3. Isola Tiberina 4. Portico d'Ottavia 5. Jewish Ghetto Minimum 4 people.

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  • Meeting point:
    Piazza Giuseppe Gioachino Belli 47 00...
    Piazza Giuseppe Gioachino Belli 47 00153 Roma RM Italy
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    On Piazza Giocchino Belli at the steps of the statue, I will hold a stick with a headscarf on top

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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Omer 24 Sep 2022
Tel Aviv-Yafo
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Travelled alone - Sep 2022

Thanks for a wonderful, unforgettable tour!

Alessandro 19 Sep 2022
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Travelled in couple - Sep 2022

Grande professionalità e passione per gli argomenti trattati, a volte leggeri e altre più seri o persino drammatici. Sicuramente una esperienza da provare che lascia u...

Stephen 16 Sep 2022
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Travelled in couple - Sep 2022

Excellent, very informative.

Micheal 12 Sep 2022
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Travelled alone - Sep 2022

Great tour. Maria was very in depth with her knowledge and shared a lot about the unique history of the area, things I never would have known otherwise. Highly recommend.

david 09 Sep 2022
Serravalle Sesia
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Travelled in family - Aug 2022

Tour interessantissimo, lei preparatissima. Consigliato vivamente

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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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