The Ancient Jewish Cemetery of Venice
The Ancient Jewish Cemetery is one of the very first buildings of Lido di Venezia such as the church and the convent of Saint Nicholas and the hamlet of Malamocco. It witnessed many battles against the Republic of Venice throughout the centuries and many times was violated by soldiers who encamped there to protect the Serenissima from the enemies’ attacks. Except for a few changes the Cemetery remained almost the same as it was at the end of the XIX century, a very suggestive place full of History and anecdotes about Jewish people in Venice.
It is possible to book a guided visit to the Ancient Jewish Cemetery by:
1. contacting the Jewish Museum of Venice:
Museo Ebraico di Venezia, Cannaregio 2902\b
45 minutes guided visit
Groups of 15 people:
- €10 for each adult
- €8 for each student
Groups from 1 to 14 people:
museum’s tickets + €80 for the guide
2. contacting Mr. Aldo Izzo
Aldo Izzo – Comunità ebraica di Venezia, Pubbliche relazioni
Via Jacopo Nani, 29/A
30126 Lido di Venezia
3 hours guided visit
From the Ancient Jewish Cemetery to the New Jewish Cemetery (where a lapidary of ancient gravestones is conserved)
Everyday except on Saturdays, Jewish festivities, December 25th, January 1st, May 1st.
Visit for a couple: €100
Visit for a group (max. 10 people): €150
For more than 10 people the rate has to be arranged with the guide.
Once a year on the Jewish Culture Day (first Sunday of September) a free guided visit takes place.
For more information contact Mr. Izzo.