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Address: Mr. Visserplein 3, 1011 RD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Loved everything about this Synagogue. The video I watched in the lower level gave more meaning when I came upstairs in the sanctuary. I felt proud to know that 4 days after The... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Chava143
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Bethesda, Maryland
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved everything about this Synagogue. The video I watched in the lower level gave more meaning when I came upstairs in the sanctuary. I felt proud to know that 4 days after The Germans left the city, the Jewish converged back inside for Services again! So proud! Loved the inventory in the lower level, my Rabbi would drool! Wished this... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place that has been preserved with true passion and faith. A real piece of history. This is not a busy attraction so you can walk around and make the most of it in peace.

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Santiago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

an unique old synagogue which still functions as such. nothing has changed here since the day it was built several hundred years ago. a culture trip. a;so visit the buildings around it.

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Thank Bob K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wasn't as I expected but it is what it is a sinogogue. Smells like a church looked like a church. Massive chandeliers As a bloke I had to wear a scull cap which was a bit odd for me but happy to on their request.

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This synagogue in the Jewish Quarter is a marvel of construction. The personal audio pod device is a must. You get a really good sense and feeel of its history.

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the highlands
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really wanted to see the Synagogue but we only had limited time. They wanted 15 euros each to go inside. "It includes three places/museums" we kept getting told but like I said we didn't have time. Why can't they charge a smaller fee (which I don't mind paying) to visit just the one building? Disappointed.

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Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived just before it was due to open and because it was raining they allowed us in early. This is a wonderful place to visit very informative definitely recommend visiting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was definitely a must-see for the architecture to the Torah covers to the other museum areas. Was beautiful and meaningful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

The synagogue is worth a visit. It is a place with both great history and still a living congregation. I recommend to sit down and just experience the room.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

Came here as part of our 15euro ticket. We didn't see/do everything available as we just wanted to see the synagogue, but it was great. Full of character, but cold!!! Great place to visit if you're interested in history.

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