Hotels near Ghetto
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Rome's Jewish residents have shaped the city's history since imperial times, serving as political advisors, working in key trades, constructing the Colosseum and inventing Roman dishes like carciofi alla giudia (Jewish-style fried artichokes). But in 1555, Pope Paul IV revoked their rights, requiring Roman Jews to relocate near the fish market at Rome's ancient Teatro Marcello. Napoleon lifted the restrictions in 1798, but Roman Jews only gained full rights as citizens after Rome joined the independent Kingdom of Italy in 1870. The community celebrated by commissioning the art nouveau Great Synagogue, which now houses Rome's Jewish Museum. But with the rise of Italian fascism and the Nazi occupation of Rome, more than 1,000 Ghetto residents were deported to Auschwitz death camps. Yet the community stood its ground, and the Ghetto remains a center for study, culture and Roman Jewish cuisine, including the city's signature fish stew and potato pizza. Security has been tight in the Ghetto ever since politically motivated attacks on the synagogue in the 1970s, so bring your passport and expect bag checks on religious holidays.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near Ghetto

Hotel Artemide
Hotel Artemide
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9.5
Excellent
Via Nazionale 22, Rome
from $159
Starhotels Michelangelo
Starhotels Michelangelo
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8.7
Excellent
Via Della Stazione Di San Pietro 14, Rome
from $133
Napoleon Hotel
Napoleon Hotel
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8.9
Excellent
Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II 105, Rome
from $110
Hotel Splendide Royal
Hotel Splendide Royal
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8.9
Excellent
Via Di Porta Pinciana 14, Rome
from $236
Fortyseven Hotel
Fortyseven Hotel
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8.9
Excellent
Via Luigi Petroselli 47, Rome
from $213
Kolbe Hotel Rome
Kolbe Hotel Rome
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8.5
Excellent
Via di San Teodoro 48, Rome
from $111
Starhotels Metropole
Starhotels Metropole
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8.6
Excellent
Via Principe Amedeo 3, Rome
from $136
Aleph Rome Hotel Curio Collection by Hilton
Aleph Rome Hotel Curio Collection by Hilton
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8.1
Excellent
Via di San Basilio 15, Rome
from $188
Welcome Piram Hotel
Welcome Piram Hotel
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8.2
Excellent
Via Giovanni Amendola 7, Rome
from $96
Bettoja Hotel Mediterraneo
Bettoja Hotel Mediterraneo
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8.1
Excellent
Via Cavour 15, Rome
from $105
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