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Plymouth Synagogue

Synagogue Chambers Catherine Street, Plymouth PL1 2AD, England
+44 7753 267616
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Jewel of Plymouth

This is a beautiful synagogue, with a well kept, interesting history a jewel of Plymouth. Inside... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jasperstevensfam
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Well worth a visit

A very informative visit to Plymouth Synagogue. Would well recommend visiting this fascinating... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ChrisTaylorUk
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Synagogue Chambers Catherine Street, Plymouth PL1 2AD, England
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Synagogue Chambers Catherine Street, Plymouth PL1 2AD, England
+44 7753 267616
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful synagogue, with a well kept, interesting history a jewel of Plymouth. Inside the building there is plenty of information reference the synagogue and surrounding area, with a informative and revealing historical facts and figures. Delivered by an excellent guided tour and...More

1  Thank jasperstevensfam
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very informative visit to Plymouth Synagogue. Would well recommend visiting this fascinating place with a good talk given by a very knowledgeable Jerry Sibley.More

1  Thank ChrisTaylorUk
Jerry S, Synagogue Custodian at Plymouth Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thankyou for your kind review, I am glad that you enjoyed the visit and hope that you will visit again in May 2018 during the Plymouth History Festival for other fascinating talks on different more specialised topics including The Hoe cemetery audio trail, Nathan &...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

it was an amazing experience. the georgian sanctuary is magnificent. Jerry is so cool in explaining the incredible history of jews and this building and the evolution of city. I wisely raccommand to visit this great house of worship and hear from Jerry a real...More

1  Thank Davide S
Jerry S, Synagogue Custodian at Plymouth Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thankyou for your kind review, I am glad that you enjoyed the visit and hope that you will visit again in May 2018 during the Plymouth History Festival for other fascinating talks on different more specialised topics including The Hoe cemetery audio trail, Nathan &...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I expected to have a simple look around the synagogue and learn a bit about its history, but we were pleasantly surprised to have a deep dive about the history of the Jewish community in Plymouth. The caretaker is an excellent storyteller...More

Thank Rand I
Jerry S, Synagogue Custodian at Plymouth Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thankyou for your kind review, I am glad that you enjoyed the visit and hope that you will visit again in May 2018 during the Plymouth History Festival for other fascinating talks on different more specialised topics including The Hoe cemetery audio trail, Nathan &...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It took me a while to realise what appealed to me most about this important old place of worship. As a largely unadorned simple building very similar to a lot of early eighteenth century non-conformist chapels (so many of which still exist in the villages...More

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Jerry S, Synagogue Custodian at Plymouth Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thankyou for your kind review, I am glad that you enjoyed your visit and hope that you will visit again in May 2018 during the Plymouth History Festival for other fascinating talks on different more specialised topics including The Hoe cemetery audio trail, Nathan &...More

Reviewed 12 November 2017

Well worth a visit Jewish or not. Takes approx. 2 hours with enthusiastic Custodian Jerry.History of Jewish community in Plymouth also some Plymouth history up to second world war. Well maintained synagogue with light refreshments and wc.More

1  Thank Carole5d5
Jerry S, Synagogue Custodian at Plymouth Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thankyou for your kind review, I am glad that you enjoyed the visit and hope that you will visit again in May 2018 during the Plymouth History Festival for other fascinating talks on different more specialised topics including The Hoe cemetery audio trail, Nathan &...More

Reviewed 9 November 2017

WOW!! It was such a great tour!! From learning the history of not only the Synagogue, but Plymouth and all the stages Plymouth had gone through before and after the war! Really enjoyed the tour guide having volunteers to dress and work out what would...More

1  Thank Renee D
Jerry S, Synagogue Custodian at Plymouth Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thankyou for your kind review, I am glad that you enjoyed the visit and hope that you will visit again in May 2018 during the Plymouth History Festival for other fascinating talks on different more specialised topics including The Hoe cemetery audio trail, Nathan &...More

Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We were very impressed with the guide who gave us the history of the synagogue which survived the bombings during WWII. His knowledge of Judaism was especially noteworthy as he was not of the Jewish faith. I would highly recommend a visit here when you...More

1  Thank mady2017
Jerry S, Synagogue Custodian at Plymouth Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thankyou for your kind review, I am glad that you enjoyed the visit and hope that you will visit again in May 2018 during the Plymouth History Festival for other fascinating talks on different more specialised topics including The Hoe cemetery audio trail, Nathan &...More

Reviewed 22 October 2017

The synagogue is beautiful and so full of history. Jerry gave us a guided tour, and it was inspirational and very interesting. We were a mixed group with toddlers, children, teen, and adults, and it was engaging for everyone :)More

2  Thank Corsara V
Jerry S, Synagogue Custodian at Plymouth Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thankyou for your kind review, I am glad that you enjoyed the visit and hope that you will visit again in May 2018 during the Plymouth History Festival for other fascinating talks on different more specialised topics including The Hoe cemetery audio trail, Nathan &...More

Reviewed 22 October 2017

Loved the tour not only of the beautiful synagogue but also of the history of Plymouth with the help of maps that I haven't managed to find anywhere else. Jerry, the caretaker, gives a great introduction to Judaism, Jews in Plymouth, Plymouth and surrounding areas...More

1  Thank Daniela G
Jerry S, Synagogue Custodian at Plymouth Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thankyou for your kind review, I am glad that you enjoyed the visit and if you are visiting again in May 2018 please come and enjoy the Plymouth History Festival for other fascinating talks on different more specialised topics including The Hoe cemetery audio trail,...More

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Dianne M
24 September 2016|
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Response from Jacandhow | Reviewed this property |
If you go onto the Shul's website by googling it. you will find Jerry's email address or mobile. He will answer you more or less straight away via email and make arrangements to give you a tour. I hope you enjoy it as much... More
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Robert H
26 September 2015|
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Response from Jerry S | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Visiting the Synagogue for a tour is arranged by appointment with Jerry. This can be done by; Phone, Text or Email (via the web site) which you will find at the top right of the trip advisor page or look for the review of... More
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ChasC_12
22 August 2015|
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Response from Jerry S | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Dwindling congregation and the reasons for it doesn't really have a bearing on visiting the Synagogue. The Synagogue is open for visitors and worshippers alike, If you would like to visit and know more about the building... More
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