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Venetian Ghetto Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • Where is it located?

    The Ghetto is an area of the Cannaregio sestiere of Venice, divided into the Ghetto Nuovo ("New Ghetto"), and the adjacent Ghetto Vecchio ("Old Ghetto").

  • How do I get there?

    Walk or take the vaporetto to the Guglie stop on the Fondamenta di Cannaregio, just above the Ponte delle Guglie bridge. You'll see a low rectangular arched doorway next to the Gam Gam restaurant. Go through the arch, and you'll be in the Ghetto Vecchio. If you keep on walking, you'll reach Ghetto Nuovo.

  • What should I see once there?

    Walk around, or take a guided tour to learn about the history of the neighborhood. Not to be missed is the Museu Ebraico (Jewish Museum).

Exploring Venetian Ghetto

The Venetian Ghetto refers to an area in Venice where Jews had to live in under the Ventian Republic. In 1516, the doges, Venice's ruling council, decided to let the Jews remain i nthe city, but confine them to an area and this ghetto, was actually the first in the world.

Accommodations near Venetian Ghetto

There is a range of options for all travellers such as Wifi equipped amenities, gym, fitness centres, and complimentary breakfast. The most popular hotel in Venice is the Porta Orientalis Venice, which has been booked 5 times from our verified guests. Our guests also highly recommended Aunt's Home in Venice as it has been reserved 5 times.

Sightseeing near Venetian Ghetto

- Accademia Bridge

The wooden arch of the Accademia Bridge crosses the Grand Canal to the artistic haven of Dorsoduro. Narrow canals criss-cross the quiet calli, or little streets, which enclose palace residences and art collections. North-west of the bridge, the old school of Accademia Gallery safeguards Bellini masterpieces.

- Campo San Polo

The Campo San Polo is the largest public square in Venice after Piazza San Marco. This historic campo, was actually used for grazing and agriculture until it was paved in 1493. This later became the sight of bullfights, mass sermons and masked balls.

Transportation near Venetian Ghetto

Transportation in the ancient city itself is by water or foot power, with no option for road-going vehicles. Comfortable shoes and a map are all you need to explore this beautiful, romantic city.

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