Campo del Ghetto, Venice

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Dating back to the early 16th century, Campo del Ghetto may be the first Jewish ghetto established in the world--the word "ghetto" comes from this place. Although many of the approximately 500 Venetian Jews live elsewhere in the town, they still come here for religious services and celebrations. While in the area, you can see the small but informative Jewish Museum, see a bronze holocaust memorial, and grab a bite at a kosher restaurant. Plan to visit Campo del Ghetto and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Venice attractions using our Venice trip planner.
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  • The Jewish Ghetto is more than just Jewish museums and history. It’s surrounded by amazing shops catering to local Venetians, so you won’t get ripped off eating the best food Venice has to offer. See....  more »
  • Touring the ancient synagogues is a must (access is only via a guided tour). The guide was most informative and intelligent. The synagogues are truly little treasure boxes, hidden from sight behind...  more »
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