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2 hours (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
Offered in: English and 6 more


Bring Rome’s colorful history alive on a 2-hour, family-friendly walking tour of the city’s former Jewish Ghetto. Delve into this charming neighborhood on a tour designed to engage kids with fun activities, clue hunts and worksheets. As you stroll, hear the history of the walled ghetto through the centuries, and visit sites such as the Roman Octavia’s Porch and Tiber Island, an islet on the River Tiber shrouded in mysterious legends. Choose a private or small-group tour, both with personalized attention from your guide, and enjoy complimentary refreshments on route.
  • 2-hour Jewish Ghetto family walking tour in Rome, with an informative local guide
  • Explore Rome’s old Jewish ghetto, with fun activities and worksheets for the kids
  • See Octavia’s Porch, a stunning Roman arch that marked the heart of the ghetto
  • Discover the Great Synagogue and Tiber Island, a mysterious island facing the ghetto
  • Hear the island’s legends as the kids enjoy looking for clues
  • Enjoy a complimentary Roman snack and drink along the way
  • Choose a private tour or shared, small-group tour with a maximum of 10 people
Select a private or shared, small-group tour option on booking. Then, meet your informative guide in central Rome and set off into the old Jewish ghetto, near the River Tiber.

As you walk, learn how the ghetto was founded in 1555, making it one of Europe’s oldest, and surrounded by walls. Hear about its medieval and World War II history, and discover how it’s now one of the Rome’s loveliest neighborhoods, with pretty piazzas and streets. On route, your guide will bring the sights alive for the youngsters with fun activities and worksheets to complete.

Stop at Octavia’s Porch (Portica di Ottavia), a monumental Roman arch that marked the ghetto’s center. Hear how the area served as a fish market and then continue to the Church of St Mary in Campitelli and Piazza of the Five Synagogues (Piazza delle Cinque Scole).

Refuel with a typical Roman snack and drink, and see the Great Synagogue before visiting Tiber Island, an islet on the Tiber considered a place of healing for centuries.

Hear the mysterious legends surrounding the island, including that of Aesculapius and his serpent, and enjoy the fun as the children hunt for clues that uncover its history.

Your tour then ends back at the starting point.
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