Private Tour in Venice’s Jewish Ghetto – During this tour you’ll know the first Jewish ghetto in the world, visiting the synagogues and the museum and, above all, the little cemetery in the Lido island, an incredible and romantic place, where there are an incredible tombstones collection, with also medieval pieces. A suggestive experience for whom wants find his riots or just to know an important part of European Jewish history.
The Ghetto is in Cannareggio and it is the place of the Jewish Community. Story tells Jewish were in Venice around 1000, but only around 1500 the first Sinagoghe was born. At the same time the Schola Grande Tedesca, Schola Canton, la Schola Levantina, Schola Spagnola and Schola Italiana were born. After the Republic and the arrival of Napoleon every descrimination was cut off. Actually Venetian Jewish are very few and there are still two Sinagoghe open to cult and public.