This private walking tour of Rome’s Jewish Ghetto and Trastevere will let you discover the unique charme of two lovely and ancient district of Rome’s: the old Jewish Quarter and the vibrant neighborhod called Trastevere. The tour starts on Piazza Mattei, where your guide will meet you by the lovely Turtle Fountain, which is the very first highlight you’ll see on the tour. After that, you’ll set off to explore the Jewish Quarter, soaking in its peculiar atmosphere and learning some interesting stories about the Jewish community of Rome.
The private walking tour of the Jewish Ghetto and Trastevere then stops at the Great Synagogue of Rome and at the impressive remains of the Porticus of Octavia, dating back to first Century B.C. We then proceed to the Temple of Hercules at the Forum Boarium and further to the “Mouth of Truth”. From there, we cross the river Tiber walking through the island and having a good look at the ruins of the Ponte Rotto.
We have now reached Trastevere, which also houses the legacy of the Jewish history in Rome. However, Trastevere is nowadays a diverse and vibrant district that offers some of the most unique glimpses of the Eternal City. You will visit the Basilica Santa Cecilia, then wander around the quaint, picturesque alleyways to get to Santa Maria in Trastevere, the main square and very heart of the neighborhod.
The tour is offered in English and Italian. Other languages such as German, Russian, French, Spanish are be available on request.