The jewish Quarter is the most quiet area in Segovia, full of Jewish history it totally worth get there.
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Before the expulsion of the Jews from Spain they used to live in this quarter. The narrow cobbled stoned streets are still there, they have on the walls and the street floor the insignia stating 'Sefrad' in the shape of the Spanish peninsula.
This is a small area and a lot of the Jewish influence seems to have faded. There are lovely building to explore and signs that show some of the long history. It's worth a stroll through these quiet streets.
I like to visit any Jewish attractions in any city I visit. If you are already in Segovia, you should check in, but it's not really a big attraction. FYI...restaurant called Juderia is not Jewish, it's actually Turkish or something. It's only called that because...More
Spain is filled with Jewish Quarters, a testament to the long history that the Jewish people had in the country prior to their expulsion. The walls and cobblestone floors are stamped with the insignia stating 'Sefrad' in the shape of the Iberian peninsula. Many Jewish...More
Spain has embraced its Jewish history, but alas, there's not much left from prior to the expulsion. Within the Jewish Quarter are the old synagogue (now a church) a very nice museum, and several locations where Jewish institutions stood so many centuries ago.
It is nice to walk around on a weekday. There are not much activities during the weekday though. However, we were able to look at all the beautiful architecture on the buildings smattering along the narrow streets.
La Juderia, located in Segovia was once the city of Don Issac Abravanel and Abraham Senior. The streets in La Juderia have brass stepping stones marked with letters indicating that there was once a Jewish presence in the area. To hear the local guides version...More
It is just located behind the cathedral or on the right hand before getting the main squared.You can start from the road where the Corpus Christi church is (narrow street) so go along and walk around.You can also can see the the wall of the...More