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This ancient synagogue is amazing, and located right in the heart of the city. Is definitely worth... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
Josh B
Mesa, Arizona
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Fascinating History Underground

The 5 Euro admission to this site is well worth it! How important to capture the significance of La... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
New Denver, Canada
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Vicolo Marghera,1 | Across Via Zuccarelli, 58017 Pitigliano, Italy
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Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

This ancient synagogue is amazing, and located right in the heart of the city. Is definitely worth the effort to go in and explore.

Thank Josh B
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

My friend and I made the 3 hour 40 minute drive to Pitigliano to see what Wikipedia touts as “Little Jerusalem.” I have been to another “Little Jerusalem” in Tuscany (San Vivaldo), but this one in the province of Grosseto was to be very different...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

The 5 Euro admission to this site is well worth it! How important to capture the significance of La Piccola Gerusalemme, The synagogue captures underrated spiritual practice while the everyday life of the Tevila or ritual bath, the ovens for baking matzoh, the kosher butcher...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

we went there at 2 pm so everything close ecept some few shops and café , so we stated walking in a quiet town center to the cathedral .Spending time just an hour . This year will comeback and see the underground city .

Thank MamaTour
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Besides the religious and cultural characters of this Jewish Ghetto, other historical and geographic aspects of living in underground Pitigliano are well exposed.

Thank Mário Sérgio R
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Any visit to this beautiful town, hewn from the rock of tufa, is a must, but also this town was know as the ¨Little Jerusalem´of Italy, the sinagogue is interesting, but also the site of the ritual bath and the place where the wine was...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Few people, travel this region, at least, the international tourists seldomly heard of the region and the beautiful sites it has, Pitigliano is a gem, of a medieval town on top of a cliff, with small streets and a place where the Orsini family invited...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Story of Italian wine merchant Jews recognized here. Well preserved living and working scenes of the medieval Jewish community.

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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

A must see, especially if you read up about it before hand. There are several rooms underground and one can imagine the hardship that the people must had endured.

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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Pitigliano is a picture postcard town of some four thousand villagers nestled in the mountains of Tuscany. The ancient town is located inside a wall hewn from a cliff. Alleyways are bordered with houses built long ago, bearing wooden shutters and displaying colorful flowers by...More

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Response from Moira J | Reviewed this property |
So sorry - I don't know for definite. It is not used apart from occasional hirings, more a museum, so I would imagine it only opens in normal working hours in a tourist area. Sorry I can't be more help.