Tour overview

Duration: 3 Hours

Today with your local expert walking guide, you will trace the Jewish community in Rome, the oldest in all of Europe, we begin the tour in Trastevere, where Jews first settled in Rome. 

You will visit the Jewish cemetery on Aventine Hill, and then the Arch of Titus, erected to celebrate the victory of Emperor Vespasian and his son Titus in Judea in 70 A.D., which lead to the conquest of Jerusalem and the destruction of Herod’s temple.

 Visit the church of St. Peter in Chains to admire the famous Moses with Horns, a masterpiece by Michelangelo.  

We will walk through Campo de‘Fiori, where the burning of the Talmud in 1553 started the oppression of the Jewish culture.  Finally, stroll the charming narrow streets of the Jewish Quarter to visit the Jewish Museum and the modern Synagogue.


  • Private English-speaking local expert guide

[Transportation costs additional: We can arrange for a private transfer to/from hotel with guide, or have a private driver for entire tour, or you can pay for a taxi to take you and the guide to the start of the tour from the hotel]