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Walking Tour of Jewish Bologna

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Learn about the struggles faced by the Jewish community in Bologna through this easy and relaxed walking tour.

Highlights

  • Discover the history of the Jewish community and the struggles they faced through this walking tour.

  • Start the tour at Piazza Santo Stefano before heading towards Casa Sforno.

  • Walk along Strada Maggiore and view the sights of the former Jewish Ghetto, Bocchi Palazzo, Al Cappello Rosso Hotel, and the Synagogue

Inclusions

  • A guided walking tour of the city

Exclusions

  • Audio guide

  • Hotel transfers

  • Meal inclusions

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Get onboard this easy and relaxing walking tour as you discover the history of the Jewish community in Bologna. Marvel at the historical landmarks in the city center like Casa Sforno and the Al Cappello Rosso Hotel and learn about the struggles faced by the community.

The evidence of the Jewish community in Bologna dates back to ancient times. Start the tour at Piazza Santo Stefano before making your way to Casa Sforno which was built as the home and bank of the Sforno family in the 15th century. Walk along Strada Maggiore and admire the medieval buildings and churches on the street. See the 14th century Al Cappello Rosso Hotel as you pass by the Renaissance-style palace of Bocchi. End the tour by seeing the star of David’s window at the Synagogue of Bologna.

Important Information

  • The tour is wheelchair and pram/stroller accessible

  • Outside food and drinks are allowed

  • Guide dogs and pets are allowed

Timings

English guided tour

  • Tue at 5:30pm and Fri at 3pm

Italian guided tour

  • Tue at 5:30pm and Fri at 3pm

German guided tour

  • Tue at 5:30pm and Fri at 3pm

Duration

  • 2 hours
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your visit to avoid any delays.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide at Piazza Santo Stefano.

  • Address: Via Santo Stefano, 40125 Bologna BO, Italy.

  • Your guide will meet you at Piazza Santo Stefano, in front of the Santo Stefano Basilica. Look for the "crusoe" call sign.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Piazza Minghetti. It is a quick 4-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board buses 11, 13, 20, 90, T1 and more to get you there.

Validity

This ticket is valid for the date and time selected during checkout.

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