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

Fortyseven Hotel
Fortyseven Hotel
|
8.9
Excellent
Via Luigi Petroselli 47, Rome
from $161
Atlante Garden Hotel
Atlante Garden Hotel
|
7.5
Good
Via Crescenzio 78, Rome
from $74
Grand Hotel Plaza
Grand Hotel Plaza
|
7.0
Good
Via Del Corso 126, Rome
from $161
Hotel Quirinale
Hotel Quirinale
|
8.3
Excellent
Via Nazionale 7, Rome
from $95
Aleph Hotel Rome
Aleph Hotel Rome
|
7.9
Good
Via di San Basilio 15, Rome
from $188
iQ Hotel Roma
iQ Hotel Roma
|
9.3
Excellent
Via Firenze, 8, Rome
from $121
Hotel San Francesco
Hotel San Francesco
|
8.2
Excellent
Via Jacopa de' Settesoli 7, Rome
from $67
Bettoja Hotel Mediterraneo
Bettoja Hotel Mediterraneo
|
8.1
Excellent
Via Cavour 15, Rome
from $113
Welcome Piram Hotel
Welcome Piram Hotel
|
8.1
Excellent
Via Giovanni Amendola 7, Rome
from $69
Sheraton Roma Hotel & Conference Center
Sheraton Roma Hotel & Conference Center
|
7.3
Good
Viale Del Pattinaggio 100, Rome
from $92
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