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A very interesting visit to the medieval ghetto (judería) in Hervás

the Hervás ghetto is worth traveling to visit calmly. The medieval city of Hervás, in a magnificent... read more

Reviewed September 27, 2018
Conchita R
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Madrid, Spain
amazing little town

wonderful surprise when visiting this little town. 100% worth to visit. Lots of restaurants based... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2018
JulioSalvador
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 27, 2018

the Hervás ghetto is worth traveling to visit calmly. The medieval city of Hervás, in a magnificent valley with a warm microclimate, was founded by Knights Templar and immediately a small Jewish community was created that was growing for two centuries, until its expulsion in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Conchita R
Reviewed June 29, 2018

wonderful surprise when visiting this little town. 100% worth to visit. Lots of restaurants based on the size of the town. Lots of history and pretty houses.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JulioSalvador
Reviewed May 29, 2018

Walking thru the narrow streets is indeed very interesting, understand how people live on the middle age

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2017

Hervas is a pretty little city. But the Jewish neighbourhood is not marked well to let you know what you are seeing. While the arquitecture is interesting, it isn't all that much different than other cities in the area and so a visitor is left...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed April 20, 2017

On the backside of Hervas, the Jewish quarter consists of quite a few narrow streets with some shops, restaurants and bars, but not too many. Most houses are well conserved, some with lots of flowers. You get a taste of village life as it was...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Helmut F
Reviewed February 28, 2017

Hervás en una pequeña población extremeña que cuenta con un barrio de intenso pasado hebreo. Todas sus estrechas y angostas calles rotuladas con estrellas de David y con nombres y edificaciones que evocan su pasado judío, me resultó de lo más interesante por sus calles...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

It is a really nice experience to see how it was in the times of Jewish people where in Spain and discover their houses and culture.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Israël M
Reviewed March 29, 2015

We stopped here en route from Madrid to Caceres. This is a phenomenal city and barrio. The tourism office (http://www.turismodehervas.com/) offers a fabulous walking tour you can download to your phone in advance of your trip, and use to guide you throughout the neighborhood. Absolutely...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed January 8, 2014

Interesting old small town with a large jewish heritage. It has flavour, but unfortunatelly it is full of graffities and not very well kept.

Date of experience: December 2013
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