JEWISH GHETTO TOUR – VENICE
Jewish Ghetto tour of Venice is an half day guided tour around the narrow street of the famous Venetian area called “canareggio” .
Jewish Ghetto tour of Venice include the visit of the main monuments and churches of this oldest area of Venice called “canareggio”.
The “Jewish Ghetto” located in a quiet corner of Venice, offers an opportunity to understand the tolerance and equality even in ancient times, here the Jewish community lived in contact with the population of the Republic of Venice...
The word “Ghetto” was born here in Venice, derived from the Venetian language and means “foundry” because was the places where there was many foundries. In the year 1516 this was the area where the Jewish community of Venice was obliged to reside, and obliged to stay from the sunset to the sunrise.
The name “ghetto” was later adopted worldwide
Jewish Ghetto tour of Venice include all the area of the five schools. The complex of the buildings are considerted a very interesting architectual ancient building complex. The five schools are “The German school” “the Canton school” (with ashkenazita rite), “The levantina school ,the spanish school and the Italian school”
Jewish Ghetto tour of Venice can give you the opportunity to visit the Jewish museum (Museum entrance fees are not included in the price of the tour.
) and synagogue.
Jewish Ghetto tour of Venice include all the “canareggio” area with the famous “Campo dei Mori” where you will discover some of the architectural and sculptural treasures of Venice. You will then see the home of the famous painter “Tintoretto” and the church where he was baptized and buried “Madonna dell’orto church”.