The Heart of Ancient Rome and Ghetto Walking Tour

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Enjoy a morning tour among two of the most iconic districts of Rome: Trastevere, whose name means on the other side of the river “Tevere”, and the old Jewish ghetto. The tour starts from “Piazza Trilussa” in Trastevere and continues with the visit of St. Mary Basilica, one of the few remaining Byzantine churches in the city. Passing through the narrow alleys of the area, you will arrive to the Tiberine island, “Isola Tiberina”, with its two important and well known hospitals and basilicas. Crossing the river you will see a huge complex called “Portico d’Ottavia”, located in the old Jewish ghetto.

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Duration: 3 hours
Starts: Rome, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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Enjoy a morning tour among two of the most iconic districts of Rome: Trastevere, whose name means on the other side of the river “Tevere”, and the old Jewish ghetto. The tour starts from “Piazza Trilussa” in Trastevere and continues with the visit of St. Mary Basilica, one of the few remaining Byzantine churches in the city. Passing through the narrow alleys of the area, you will arrive to the Tiberine island, “Isola Tiberina”, with its two important and well known hospitals and basilicas. Crossing the river you will see a huge complex called “Portico d’Ottavia”, located in the old Jewish ghetto.

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Stop At: Trastevere, 00153 Rome Italy

The tour starts from “Piazza Trilussa” in Trastevere and continues with the visit of St. Mary Basilica, one of the few remaining Byzantine churches in the city

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Isola Tiberina, Rome Italy

The Tiberine island, “Isola Tiberina”, with its two important and well known hospitals and basilicas.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Fontana delle Tartarughe, Piazza Mattei, Rome Italy

Walking through the small streets of the ghetto, you will discover the beauty of the Turtle Fountain, built by Gianlorenzo Bernini

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Ghetto Ebraico, Piazza delle Cinque Scole, 00186 Rome Italy

The old Jewish ghetto, During the Imperial age, the old market was housed in the Jewish district.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Via Portico d’Ottavia, Via del Portico d’Ottavia 29 Sant’Angelo (Ghetto), 00186 Rome Italy

Crossing the river you will see a huge complex called “Portico d’Ottavia”, located in the old Jewish ghetto.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Piazza Trilussa, Rome Italy

Walking through the small streets of the ghetto, you will discover the beauty of the Turtle Fountain, built by Gianlorenzo Bernini, maximum exponent of the baroque period.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Basilica di Sant’Andrea della Valle, Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 00186 Rome Italy

after the Turtle fountain visit the S. Andrea Della Valle church

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Welcome Italy – Day Tours, 101, Alberto Cadlolo Street Inside the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, 00136 Rome Italy

End of the tour. pick up to the hotel

Duration: 5 minutes



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