Venice Tours Jewish Ghetto | Exclusive Private Guided Tours of the Greek and Dalmatic Schools, Customized itineraries to visit Venice | Italy
Venice Tours | Jewish Ghetto – During this tour, you’ll see the first Jewish ghetto in the world, visit the synagogues and the museum, and, above all, the little cemetery on Lido island, an incredible and romantic place where there is an incredible tombstones collection, with also medieval pieces. A suggestive experience for those who want to find his riots or just to know an important part of European Jewish history.
The Ghetto is in Cannareggio and is the Jewish Community place. The story tells Jewish were in Venice around 1000, but only around 1500 the first Synagogue 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 discrimination was cut off. Venetian Jewish are very few, and there are still two Sinagoghe open to cult and the public.
Private Tours in Venice – Greek and Dalmatic Schools
Venice Tours | Greek and Dalmatic Schools – This tour will be about little-visited places in Venice, the Scuole (brotherhoods), created by Greeks and Dalmatics during the 15th century.
You’ll start with the marvelous church of Saint George, the most important orthodox church in western Europe, decorated with works by famous Greek painters, where you’ll feel like being in Greece. Then you’ll go to the nearby museum of Icons, knowing this ancient art, so different from western art. In the end, your guide will take you to San Giorgio Degli Schiavoni (the ancient name for Dalmatics), where the famous Vittore Carpaccio’s cycle is kept. It tells the Saints George, Jerome, and Tryphone’s stories, full of everyday details.
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