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 Duca d'Alba
Hotel Duca d'Alba
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8.3
Excellent
Via Leonina 14, Rome
from $57
Grand Hotel Olympic
Grand Hotel Olympic
|
6.5
Good
Via Properzio 2/a, Rome
from $40
Hotel Diocleziano
Hotel Diocleziano
|
9.1
Excellent
Via Gaeta 71, Rome
from $72
Ambasciatori Palace
Ambasciatori Palace
|
8.2
Excellent
Via V. Veneto 62, Rome
from $175
Kolbe Hotel Rome
Kolbe Hotel Rome
|
8.4
Excellent
Via di San Teodoro 48, Rome
from $91
Hotel Barocco
Hotel Barocco
|
9.3
Excellent
Piazza Barberini, 9 Entrance Via della Purificazione 4, Rome
from $126
The St. Regis Rome
The St. Regis Rome
|
8.8
Excellent
Via Vittorio Emanuele Orlando 3, Rome
from $320
Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & SPA
Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel & SPA
|
8.7
Excellent
Via Gerolamo Frescobaldi 5, Rome
from $181
Fortyseven Hotel
Fortyseven Hotel
|
8.8
Excellent
Via Luigi Petroselli 47, Rome
from $137
Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese
Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese
|
8.4
Excellent
Via Lombardia 47, Rome
from $207
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