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Jewish Quarter

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Address: Calle de la Forca, Girona, Spain
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Medieval Girona

Aside from the historical significance of this area, we really enjoyed the sights. This is one of only a few places where getting lost would actually turn out to be fun. Every... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Aside from the historical significance of this area, we really enjoyed the sights. This is one of only a few places where getting lost would actually turn out to be fun. Every twist and turn on the cobble-stoned streets leads you to a breathtaking view and seem to transport you to the medieval ages. And don't get worried, you won't... More 

Thank BraulloBogart
Girona, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the old Jewish Quarter of Girona, before the "Catholics" King and Queen started to clean their kingdom from Jewish people. You can visit the old houses that are carefully maintained. A museum can learn you about all the work Jewish's were doing, working with the others inhabitants of the city. Until XIX century Jewish people were pursued in... More 

Thank angelgcgirona
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant. Excellent walks through ancient streets, many of which served as location for the most recent Game of Thrones series. Well worth a stroll

Thank Dr_Jon_Law
Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's incredible part of the old city to walk around. We went to the Jewish museum as well. It really gives you the picture of what the city must of looked like in the 13th & 14th century. It's amazing to visualize, but it also has a sad ending. The history aspect of this area really blew me away, and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the museum was very well documented and curated with fascinating archaeological finds. Worth a few hours.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely buildings and clean cobble streets with lots of steps. There are quite a few nice little shops on the street, worth venturing in. It's so quiet and such a difference from the bustling streets near the river and on the other side. The quarter itself is quite small and only took us less than 30 minutes to explore. We... More 

Thank ukmule
New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The Jewish quarter including the Jewish museum was one of the main reasons for our visit. Although the museum and the Jewish quarters are now a small part of the city there were some excellent finds. First, just seeing the remnants of the Jewish people in any part of Spain is interesting given the inquisition and the awful treatments towards... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

The streets are some of the narrowest I have ever seen . Excellent for photos.Especially in the Jewish district. Lovely little shops on both sides.

Thank easterntreker
Port Hedland, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

This is a small part of the city with some very interesting buildings to see. The ambience of walking through the little lanes is great. Lots of photo opportunities for those that like to take photos.

Thank Bobby1505
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We visited on a Sunday and entry to the museum is free. There are English versions of the description of the artefacts on display and they provided us with a better understanding about how the Jewish community lived in those days.

Thank MRYMelbourne

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