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Museo Ebraico di Roma

Lungotevere De' Cenci 15, 00186 Rome, Italy
+39 06 6840 0661
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Lungotevere De' Cenci 15, 00186 Rome, Italy
+39 06 6840 0661
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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

This was one of the most meaningful parts of our visit to Rome. The museum depicts Jewish community in Rome which dates back to the 2nd century B.C It was constructed after the unification of Italy in 1870 at which time the ghetto was finally...More

Thank bonfire_12
Reviewed 13 January 2017

The building was constructed adjacent to the ancient ghetto and along the Tiber River. Building started in 1901 and the Synagogue opened in 1904. Services are conducted in the "orthodox" tradition. The sanctuary is resplendent, sparkling with golden adornments, marble columns and mosaics. Candelabra, menorah...More

Thank MomDives
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We made our way to the Temple because my husband wanted to see the Jewish Ghetto of Rome. This temple is absolutely stunning with a rainbow tiled ceiling and a museum in the basement offering a small tour. There are also letters of Italian Jews...More

Thank lynbello
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This is the most impressive synagogue I have ever seen! It starts with an explanation about the synagogue and its history by a guide. Then you go into the small museum underneath. There is interesting information and artifacts about the Roman Jewish community. Can be...More

Thank Julia M
Reviewed 27 December 2016

This is a wonderful museum that is housed in a synagogue. We paid for a private tour of the museum and surrounding Jewish ghetto/neighborhood and it was worth every penny. My 10-year old son joined us and had a great experience. I highly recommend this...More

2  Thank Americantourist261
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

A brilliant exhibition of the history of the Jews in rome. Well worth going to Don't miss it Brilliant

Thank aellituv
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

This building takes your breath away The synagogue is magnificent and a must visit place. You will love it

Thank aellituv
Reviewed 14 November 2016

An architectural masterpiece of a synagogue- a beautiful unique classic and large and impressive structure which we enjoyed and admired from the outside and the front. It's in front of an open plaza. The inside is also gigantic massive and impressive, inspiring awe in the...More

Thank Buc_Haish
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We are Jewish. Late in life I decided to learn more about the history of Jews. There have been Jews in Rome since before Jesus. During WWII 1,000 Jews from the Ghetto were sent to concentration camps, 18 returned. The Synagogue is not old by...More

3  Thank Jim H
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I have had a long interest in all aspects of Jewish history so am glad we persisted (we got lost) until we found this gem.There is a wonderful collection of memorabilia and information and the building is just beautiful. Tour includes a peak into the...More

3  Thank Carol T
The mini-neigbourhood Ghetto holds tight to its
reputation as a stand-alone area thanks to its nearly
300-year history as the home to Rome’s Jewish
community. Times changed in the 20th century, but the
tiny area still retains its mix of tradition,
community, and history. Ancient and medieval
architectural design frames apartments, bakeries,
shops, and restaurants. Friends and families are the
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4 June 2017|
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Response from Ron S | Reviewed this property |
you sure can
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10 May 2017|
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Response from Gerry G | Reviewed this property |
According to the Jewish Europe website the time is 8:30 a.m. Please be aware that you need to gain security clearance before Shabbat to enter. I have found it very difficult getting information from them. The synagogue... More
23 February 2017|
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Response from Carol T | Reviewed this property |
We just turned up- we actually got lost looking for it. It's worthwhile.