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Padua: Jewish Heritage Museum and Synagogue Tour
13 USD
Uncover the rich history and cultural heritage of Padua's Jewish community on a fascinating guided tour. Explore the city's stunning Italian Synagogue and delve into the intriguing exhibits of the museum, housed in the beautifully restored former Ashkenazi Synagogue, all under the expert guidance of a knowledgeable local expert.
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Uncover the rich history of Padua's Jewish heritage on a guided tour that delves into the historic heart of the city. Explore the ancient Ghetto area, where the Jewish community has thrived for centuries. Visit the museum, which offers a fascinating glimpse into the community's origins, rituals, and significant events that have shaped their journey to the present day. Be immersed in a captivating multimedia experience at the Padua Jewish Museum, where a video installation by acclaimed filmmaker Denis Brotto brings to life the stories of 10 influential figures in Padua's Jewish community. As you wander through the narrow, winding streets of the Ghetto, listen to tales of the Jewish settlement's commercial, social, cultural, and religious past. Finally, step into the majestic Italian Synagogue, still a vibrant hub of prayer and community life. Be mesmerized by the stunning polychrome marble Aron-ha-Kodesh, a sacred chamber that has stood the test of time on the Eastern Wall.