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Call of Girona

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Call of Girona

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Basic Information

Location Rambla de la Llibertat, Girona, Espanya
Country Spain
City Girona

General Information

Open to visitors yes
Need appointment no
Handicap accessibility no
Website http://www.redjuderias.org/google/map.php?l=en
Geographical Coordinates 41.9834,2.82388


Summary

In present times, the Jewish Call is renowned as being one the best preserved in Europe, becoming a main tourist attraction as well as the home of Kabbalah, Jewish mysticism.

General

The Call, more commonly known as the old Jewish Quarter, is where the Jewish community lived during the medieval times. The area adjourns a synagogue, the butcher selling kosher meet, and baths.

History and time period

In the 12th century, the Jewish community moved to the lowest part of the old city. In 11160 the Jewish community already lived in the 'call', a Catalan name for the Jewish districts.


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