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Copenhagen Synagogue

Krystalgade 12, Copenhagen 1172, Denmark
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Unique Synagogue

This is a very beautiful synagogue in an unique Greek and Egyptian architecture. Worth visiting if... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
Michael F
,
Tel Aviv, Israel
Place for prayer

A place for prayer which conveys the great respect for all the religions in this modern capital... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2016
Davide G
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Palermo, Italy
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good28%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
19 Sep 2017
“Unique Synagogue”
3 Jun 2016
“Place for prayer”
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Krystalgade 12, Copenhagen 1172, Denmark
Indre By (Inner City)
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

This is a very beautiful synagogue in an unique Greek and Egyptian architecture. Worth visiting if you are interested in Jewish history.

1  Thank Michael F
Reviewed 4 June 2016

A place for prayer which conveys the great respect for all the religions in this modern capital city. Not impressive still worth to see.

Thank Davide G
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Built in 1853 and as beautiful as ever. The Cantor was a convivial tour guide, giving us an apercu into the history of Jewish Copenhagen and of the building itself. It's regrettable that you have to make an appointment way ahead of time and go...More

1  Thank citygirlpz
Reviewed 21 July 2015

A beautiful old synaguge for the small Jewish community which remained in Copenhagen. You can visit it if you check the right time. We loved it.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 8 July 2015

The Synagogue has heavy security after the guard was shot and killed in February of 2015. You can only visit between 10-12 when the Cantor is there.

1  Thank SteveinArnold
Reviewed 7 July 2015

We visited the synagogue and were fortunate to have a tour by the Cantor. Even though he has a busy schedule, between 10 and 12 most week days he gives his time to interested tourists. It's internal beauty is something to behold - one of...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 14 May 2015

This is what remains of a vibrant Jewish Comminity. It is now heavily secured due to the killing that happened in the front of the building in February. The interior is beautiful. Worth Seeing.

1  Thank desperado265
Reviewed 3 December 2014

Other culture. Possible to see the mess. Only second flow available to visit during the mess. Strong dress code.

Thank ly961
Reviewed 9 October 2014 via mobile

This is a beautiful old synagouge. If you visit for a service, people are friendly and helpful. Know that there is usually at the door. If you want to see the inside of the synagouge, check the hours on their website beforehand and/or contact the...More

Thank Naomi S
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Make sure to contact the staff prior to Friday to get your name on the guest list, and make sure to grab a siddur in English, not Danish. Then relax for a warm lovely Modern Orthodox service and a welcoming (albeit small) congregation.

Thank Pamela P
Nearby
Indre By (Inner City)
This is the heart of old town Copenhagen, with its
blend of charming old buildings and bold new
architecture, broad avenues and tiny streets as well
as picturesque canals and a modern harbor. The inner
city is home to the Royal Danish Theatre, which
consists of three buildings, two of which are new and
situated on the harbor front. The streets, squares and
venues of the inner city and its surrounding
...More
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