Guided tour

Padua: Jewish Heritage Museum and Synagogue Tour

Padua: Jewish Heritage Museum and Synagogue Tour

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Discover Jewish traditions and the story of the Jews in Padua on a guided tour of Padua. Visit the Italian Synagogue and the museum in the former Ashkenazi Synagogue with an expert guide.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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English, Italian
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Dive deep into the Jewish heritage in Padua from its origins up to present day
  • Admire an amazing ancient Synagogue and hear about its architecture and style
  • Bring the family along for an extraordinary tour about the Padua Jewish Ghetto
  • Enjoy an immersive experience as you discover the history of Jewish life in Padua
  • Learn about the beautiful Aron-ha-Kodesh, which is still used for prayer today
Full description

Embark on a guided tour of the Jewish heritage of Padua, located in the historical center of Padua, namely in the ancient Ghetto area. Check out the museum which sheds light on the events and rituals of the Jewish Community of Padua from its origins to the present.

Enter the Padua Jewish Museum to enjoy a multimedia experience video installation by film director Denis Brotto. Dive into the life of 10 illustrious characters in Padua Jewish life. The characters come to life to narrate their stories through the places that represent Padua Judaism.

Then the tour continues through narrow and restricted Ghetto streets: hear the story of the Jewish settlement and its commercial, social, cultural, and religious past.

End at the Italian Synagogue, still the prayer site for the members of the Community of Padua. Hear about the polychrome marble Aron-ha-Kodesh, the sacred chamber positioned on the Eastern Wall.

Includes
  • Entry ticket to the Padua Jewish Museum and Padua Synagogue
  • Guided tour
  • Multimedia experience

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