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

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Discover the secrets of Rhodes! Explore the Jewish and medieval heritage of Rhodes Old Town in an exclusive Medieval Rhodes & Jewish Quarter tour.
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Duration: 4 hours
Starting times 9:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 5:00 PM
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  • Enjoy a guided walking tour of La Juderia, the Jewish Quarter of Rhodes
  • Discover notable Jewish landmarks and learn the history of Jewish people through hundreds of years
  • Explore the medieval Palace of the Grand Master
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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. 
  • Licensed tour guide
  • Walking tour of the Jewish Quarter
  • Walking tour of the Medieval Town
What’s Not Included
  • Entry ticket for the Grand Master's Palace (9€ adult, 5€ reduced)

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• Comfortable walking shoes and sunscreen and a hat are recommended
• Please bring cash for the entry ticket to the Grand Master's Palace

From £323.22 Per group up to 4

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Product ID: 155328