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Rhodes: Jewish Quarter and Synagogue Guided Tour with Ticket

1. Rhodes: Jewish Quarter and Synagogue Guided Tour with Ticket

Explore the Jewish heritage of Rhodes Old Town in our 1 1/2 hour Jewish Quarter tour. This exclusive and compact tour of the Jewish Quarter, introduces you to the fascinating Jewish heritage of Rhodes Old Town. As you wander along the narrow, winding lanes, our knowledgeable guide will tell you the history of La Juderia and the Jewish people who made Rhodes their home. Along the way, you’ll visit notable Jewish landmarks including Alhadeff Park and Alhadeff Street, named after a prominent Jewish family, the Square of the Martyred Jews and its seahorse fountain, and the Holocaust Memorial. You’ll also visit the Kahal Kadosh Synagogue, the oldest synagogue in Greece, and the Jewish Museum of Rhodes.

Private Tour in The Jewish Quarter & Grand Master's Palace

2. Private Tour in The Jewish Quarter & Grand Master's Palace

The medieval city of Rhodes is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, known throughout the world. Less well known, however, is the Jewish Quarter that once flourished within its walls. This exclusive half-day tour introduces you to the fascinating Jewish heritage of Rhodes Old Town, before taking you back in time to its medieval origins. Start with a stroll through La Juderia, the Jewish Quarter, wandering along the narrow, winding lanes, learning from a local knowledgeable guide as they bring to life the history of La Juderia and the Jewish people who made Rhodes their home.  Along the way, visit notable Jewish landmarks including Alhadeff Park and Alhadeff Street, named after a prominent Jewish family, the Square of the Martyred Jews and its seahorse fountain, and the Holocaust Memorial. You’ll also visit the Kahal Kadosh Synagogue, the oldest synagogue in Greece, and the Jewish Museum of Rhodes.  Next, take a journey back in time to the medieval period. The guide will describe how the battles and sieges fought by the Knights of St. John shaped the town we see today. Admire medieval monuments and walk along the famous Street of the Knights, the best-preserved medieval street in Europe. The tour concludes at the 14th century Palace of the Grand Master, once home to the leader of the Knights of St. John of Rhodes. Today it’s a museum housing medieval furniture, elaborate mosaics, and archaeological exhibits from Rhodes. 

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What people are saying about Jewish Museum of Rhodes

We enjoyed the tour very much. Informative , interesting , great pace and very decry to questions. Well worth the time and expense. Highly recommended.

Really enjoyed the tour - thanks Nikos. The synagogue is beutiful, and the museum nicely set out for a small museum. Some moving stories.

Our family really enjoyed this tour. We learned a lot and had a terrific time. Nick was a great guide.

Amazing!!! Highly recommended to everyone! Such an important piece of history ! Thank you so much 🙏

Was a very interesting and informative tour Mary our guide was excellent.