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Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico

Via Giuseppe la Farina 4, 50132, Florence, Italy
+39 055 245252
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This synagogue, one of the largest in Europe, was built between 1874 and 1882 in eclectic Moresque style by architects Marco Treves, Mariano Falcini,Vincenzo Micheli. The museo was set up on 1982 in the same building to display ritual objects, dating from XVI to XX Centuries and documentation regarding the history of the community. In the new section on 2007 was set up a room devoted to the memorial of contemporary history included the Shoa.
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Via Giuseppe la Farina 4, 50132, Florence, Italy
Santa Croce
+39 055 245252
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a Sunday morning, very quiet. If you are not Jewish please note you cannot enter on Saturdays (Sabbath, not because you aren't Jewish!) Stunning building outside, wonderful inside. Very good artefacts and a fascinating film about Florence's Jewish history.

Thank beefy1805
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning! Special place with a great story. So touching and inspiring. Super and highly recommended.

Thank Lihi Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I write this review after visiting the Great Synagogue of Rome which is in a different league. The synagogue itself is beautiful and the main reason why my husband and I wanted to go in. Unfortunately you have to pay 6.50€ each for entry even...More

1  Thank Keetzya
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The synagogue in Florence is truly beautiful. It is built in a moorish style and was built in 1875. It has a fascinating history that tells also of the history of Florentine Jewry. You must get a guided tour to get the full history.

Thank Andrea Z
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This Synagogue is very old and its very well kept. Inside there is a small exhibition of Jewish religious regalia from before. The actual house of prayer is very beautiful and well kept. There is a small charge to enter and you need to leave...More

Thank melverus
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The Grand Synagogue of Florence, rebuilt and reconstructed following the Holocaust, is a living reminder of the resiliency of Florentine Jews as well as being a living museum into a part of the the life of Florence for centuries. This beautiful classic European-styled Orthodox synagogue...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This synagogue is one of the most beautiful I have ever seen. The museum inside gave a wonderful history of the Jews of Florence. It was a stop that was enjoyed by the whole family.

Thank Michele L
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Classic Byzantine architectural influence. Not as ornate as cathedrals or churches but for Jewish temples it is very attractive. Considering that many others were destroyed by the nazis it was good to see it in good shape. Also, nice to be able to show the...More

Thank aeiusa
Reviewed 19 June 2017

There aren't to many places in FLorence that have reminisce of Jewish history yet despite it the only place that somehow overshadow other religious monuments is the synagogue that with its immense structure and unique beauty harmonize with FLorence,beautify of architecture even if you don't...More

1  Thank doveckstein
Reviewed 16 June 2017

If you would like to see a truly spectacular synagogue, head here. Unique in every way and definitely worth the visit. It's about a 15 minute walk from the center but worth it, in my opinion

Thank Art J
Santa Croce
Stop and stare at the beauty and symmetry of the
Basilica of Santa Croce any time day or night.
Unraveling around it are a number of architectural and
artistic masterpieces, from the Synagogue to the
Central National Library. As a hub for young people,
the area gets busy with people who want to have fun: a
continuous flow of tourists and locals become animated
by songs and dances.
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17 September 2017|
Response from alanjgreenhalgh | Reviewed this property |
Probably. They are very welcoming to visitors. I would write ahead to make certain you have a reservation. The sinogoga is an amazing place.
17 September 2017|
Response from Wizeone23 | Reviewed this property |
I cannot see why not. I'm certain you will be welcomed with open arms. That would be an amazing experience. Have a meaningful Kipur