Highlights of the private Jewish Florence Tour include:
- See Florence in a whole new light
- Visit the grandiose Piazza Repubblica to find out about its ancient Jewish ghetto and hear about when and why it was abolished
- Go to the Ponte Vecchio to learn about the location of a Jewish settlement wiped out in the 1944 bombings
- See the Baptistery doors in Piazza Duomo, which tell Old Testament stories
- Discover the Medici family connections with the local Jewish population
- Hear about how Dominican Friar Savonarola expelled the Medici family from their ruling position and declared Florence the New Jerusalem
- Learn how Savonarola interacted with the local Jewish people throughout this tumultuous period of Florentine history
- Enter the Great Synagogue, including the Jewish museum. Find out about the burial of Jews here.
- And last but not least, discover where to enjoy Kosher food
The finer details:
Dress code: men and women must be dressed appropriately for entry into the Great Synagogue
Includes: entry to the Great Synagogue
entry to the Great Synagogue
Not included: Optional gratuities
Start Location: Florence
End Location: Florence
Dress Code: men and women must be dressed appropriately for entry into the Great Synagogue
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