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

Sheraton Roma Hotel & Conference Center
Sheraton Roma Hotel & Conference Center
|
7.4
Good
Viale Del Pattinaggio 100, Rome
from $79
Hotel Colosseum
Hotel Colosseum
|
8.4
Excellent
Via Sforza 10, Rome
from $66
Fortyseven Hotel
Fortyseven Hotel
|
8.9
Excellent
Via Luigi Petroselli 47, Rome
from $213
Atlante Star Hotel
Atlante Star Hotel
|
7.7
Good
Via Giovanni Vitelleschi 34, Rome
from $106
Grand Hotel Tiberio
Grand Hotel Tiberio
|
8.3
Excellent
Via Lattanzio 51, Rome
from $65
Kolbe Hotel Rome
Kolbe Hotel Rome
|
8.5
Excellent
Via di San Teodoro 48, Rome
from $111
Napoleon Hotel
Napoleon Hotel
|
8.9
Excellent
Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II 105, Rome
from $110
Bettoja Hotel Mediterraneo
Bettoja Hotel Mediterraneo
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8.1
Excellent
Via Cavour 15, Rome
from $105
iQ Hotel Roma
iQ Hotel Roma
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9.4
Excellent
Via Firenze, 8, Rome
from $129
Happy Village & Camping
Happy Village & Camping
|
6.8
Good
Via del Prato della Corte 1915, Rome
from $23
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