Jewish Ghetto

Local nameGhetto
LocationVenice, Italy

This ghetto (founded in 1516) was, in fact, the very first official ghetto existing in Europe. Even the word "ghetto" itself supposedly originated here.

There is Jewish Museum and several active synagogues located in this area. Many cultural events are often organized there so if you wish to get to know the Jewish culture better, this is definitely the best place to visit.

One of Shakespeare's most famous comedies - The Merchant of Venice - takes place here.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venetian_Ghetto

Official website http://ghetto.it/ghetto/en/index.asp

Address 2913 Campo de Gheto Novo, Venezia 30121, Italy

Coordinates 45°26'43.354" N 12°19'37.791" E

Tours and activities: Jewish Ghetto

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Private Walking Tour: Cannaregio District

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