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 neighborhood called Trastevere. The tour starts on Piazza Mattei, where your guide will meet you at the lovely Turtle Fountain, which is the very first highlight you’ll see on the tour. Thereafter, you’ll start off exploring 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 Porticus of Octavia with its impressive remains. We then proceed to the Temple of Hercules at the Forum Boarium and further to the “Mouth of Truth”. We reach Aventine Hill and enjoy an amazing panorama of the whole city from the beautiful “Garden of Oranges”.
After that, you’ll walk downstairs to the river Tiber and cross is to eventually reach Trastevere, which also houses traces of the story of the Jewish community in Rome. Nowadays Trastevere, though, is 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 cute, pictoresque alleyways to get to Santa Maria in Trastevere, the main square and very heart of the neighborhood.
The tour is offered in English and Italian. Other languages such as German, Russian, French, Spanish are be available on request.