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JEWISH LECCE
WALKING TOUR

1 HOUR AND 30 MINUTES - JEWISH TOUR
The tour begins with the visit of the area around the Basilica di Santa Croce, which stands on what was originally the Jewish neighboorhood. During the tour, your guide will tell you about the Jewish community here, and why the Jews were forced to leave Lecce in 1541, during the reign of Charles V. The tour continues with the visit of the underground museum “Palazzo Taurino: Medieval Jewish Lecce”, situated on the remains of the Synagogue, with its mezuzah and mikveh.

Price: € 38,00 (min 2 pax *Price may vary depending on the number of participants).

2 HOURS AND 30 MINUTES - JEWISH TOUR
The tour begins with the visit of the area around the Basilica di Santa Croce, which stands on what was originally a Jewish neighborhood. Your guide will introduce you to the main phases of Jewish history in Lecce. The tour continues to the 14th century Belloluogo tower, still accessible by a bridge over a deep moat. A little chapel is set in the tower: inside the chapel, there are frescoes displaying scenes of Jewish people’s everyday life. You will then discover St. Niccolò and Cataldo Church and its monastery.
The church is one of the most interesting medieval building in Salento. It was rebuilt in the 18th century. Here a fresco displays the conversion of a Jew to Catholicism through the ritual of baptism. The tour ends with the visit of the underground museum "Palazzo Taurino - Medieval Jewish Lecce", situated on the remains of 15th-century Synagogue, with ist mikveh and mezuzah.

Price: € 45 ,00 (min 4 pax *Price may vary depending on the number of participants).



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Via Umberto I n° 18 - 73100 Lecce (LE)
Tel. +39 0832090523
Mob. +39 3289482091
Email: info@infotab.it
P.I 03868960752 . CF. MZZMHL63E07E506A
Polizza assic. resp. civile prof. n°195346
N° iscriz. CCIAA 251408
Aut. provv. n° 350 del 19/02/2014
Dir. tecnico: Michelangelo Mazzotta
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