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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  • Our hotel was nearby so we strolled through a few times. Really wanted to get a glimpse of the synagogue but we were there during Yom Kipper so that made it difficult. We had a hard time finding the m...  more »
  • Who knew that the word "GHETTO" is actually from Italy. I always make it my business to find out where Jewish life was when I visit another country. It was fascinating to hear the history. There is a ...  more »
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