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Antico Ghetto e Sinagoga Pitigliano

Vicolo Marghera,1 | Across Via Zuccarelli, 58017 Pitigliano, Italy
+39 0564 614230
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This ancient synagogue is amazing, and located right in the heart of the city. Is definitely worth... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Josh B
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Mesa, Arizona
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Interesting place but in need of a good curator

My friend and I made the 3 hour 40 minute drive to Pitigliano to see what Wikipedia touts as... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lauri D
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Arlington, Virginia
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  • Average10%
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“private tour” (3 reviews)
“armed guards” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Vicolo Marghera,1 | Across Via Zuccarelli, 58017 Pitigliano, Italy
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+39 0564 614230
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"jewish community"
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"private tour"
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"armed guards"
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"local guide"
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"old quarter"
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"historical significance"
in 2 reviews
"non kosher"
in 2 reviews
"interesting visit"
in 2 reviews
"matzo"
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"ritual bath"
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"security check"
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"many years"
in 2 reviews
"amazing place"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful town"
in 2 reviews
"southern tuscany"
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"ghetto"
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"synagogue"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This ancient synagogue is amazing, and located right in the heart of the city. Is definitely worth the effort to go in and explore.

Thank Josh B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I made the 3 hour 40 minute drive to Pitigliano to see what Wikipedia touts as “Little Jerusalem.” I have been to another “Little Jerusalem” in Tuscany (San Vivaldo), but this one in the province of Grosseto was to be very different...More

Thank Lauri D
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

The 5 Euro admission to this site is well worth it! How important to capture the significance of La Piccola Gerusalemme, The synagogue captures underrated spiritual practice while the everyday life of the Tevila or ritual bath, the ovens for baking matzoh, the kosher butcher...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

we went there at 2 pm so everything close ecept some few shops and café , so we stated walking in a quiet town center to the cathedral .Spending time just an hour . This year will comeback and see the underground city .

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Besides the religious and cultural characters of this Jewish Ghetto, other historical and geographic aspects of living in underground Pitigliano are well exposed.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Any visit to this beautiful town, hewn from the rock of tufa, is a must, but also this town was know as the ¨Little Jerusalem´of Italy, the sinagogue is interesting, but also the site of the ritual bath and the place where the wine was...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Few people, travel this region, at least, the international tourists seldomly heard of the region and the beautiful sites it has, Pitigliano is a gem, of a medieval town on top of a cliff, with small streets and a place where the Orsini family invited...More

Thank Temper43
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Story of Italian wine merchant Jews recognized here. Well preserved living and working scenes of the medieval Jewish community.

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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

A must see, especially if you read up about it before hand. There are several rooms underground and one can imagine the hardship that the people must had endured.

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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Pitigliano is a picture postcard town of some four thousand villagers nestled in the mountains of Tuscany. The ancient town is located inside a wall hewn from a cliff. Alleyways are bordered with houses built long ago, bearing wooden shutters and displaying colorful flowers by...More

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kgellen
8 September 2017|
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Response from Moira J | Reviewed this property |
So sorry - I don't know for definite. It is not used apart from occasional hirings, more a museum, so I would imagine it only opens in normal working hours in a tourist area. Sorry I can't be more help.
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