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

Eurostars International Palace
Eurostars International Palace
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8.0
Excellent
Via Nazionale 46, Rome
from $56
Hotel Adriano
Hotel Adriano
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8.4
Excellent
Via di Pallacorda, 2, Rome
from $81
Hotel Emona Aquaeductus
Hotel Emona Aquaeductus
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7.8
Good
Via Statilia 23/A, Rome
from $40
Happy Village & Camping
Happy Village & Camping
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6.8
Good
Via del Prato della Corte 1915, Rome
from $84
Hotel San Francesco
Hotel San Francesco
|
8.4
Excellent
Via Jacopa de' Settesoli 7, Rome
from $79
Napoleon Hotel
Napoleon Hotel
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8.8
Excellent
Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II 105, Rome
from $74
Grand Hotel Olympic
Grand Hotel Olympic
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6.6
Good
Via Properzio 2/a, Rome
from $83
Aleph Rome Hotel Curio Collection by Hilton
Aleph Rome Hotel Curio Collection by Hilton
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8.4
Excellent
Via di San Basilio 15, Rome
from $188
Fortyseven Hotel
Fortyseven Hotel
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8.8
Excellent
Via Luigi Petroselli 47, Rome
from $197
The First Roma
The First Roma
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9.2
Excellent
Via del Vantaggio 14, Rome
from $358
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