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It used to be a sinagogue

This was once a sinagogue. Not any more. As no more jews were left around... It is some sort of a... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Elisha G
Rishon Lezion, Israel
Nicely renovated

Today it serves as a cultural institution, exhibitions concert are held here. The original... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
Budapest, Hungary
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Zhidovska ulica 4, Maribor 2000, Slovenia
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Located in the city centre close to the Drava river. Old architecture and very good renovated. If you are in Maribor, it makes sence to visit. One step from Water Tower.

Thank bautraveler
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This was once a sinagogue. Not any more. As no more jews were left around... It is some sort of a museum that represents the jewish history of Maribor.

Thank Elisha G
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Wonderful stop with a wonderful staff (? Marietka?) who helped give the history of the place. She is a pleasure to talk to and a great resource. There is an interesting exhibit about a family of Slovenian jews and how their history was traced. I...More

Thank shadowlove
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Today it serves as a cultural institution, exhibitions concert are held here. The original synagogue was already built in the 13th century.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I hope that this is just a fault before the main season. Weekend in March, sunny weather but this monument is closed. People from Maribor and tourists are walking around. It is a nice view from terrace but old medieval interior need to be open...More

Thank Miha P
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Old synagogue in Jewish part of old town Maribor. Renovated around 2000, nice to see. Usualy you can visit exhibitions with various topics. Recommend!

Thank Danilcek
Reviewed 13 April 2016

The Jews of Maribor came as early as the 13th century. Construction on what is the building today began in the late 13th century. Jews were excluded from Maribor in the late 15th century and the building became a church in the early 16th century....More

1  Thank Bruce J
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Synagogue is a landmark and pride of Maribor. It stands like a little crown on the top of medieval wall. It is a kind of a museum with simple, medieval reconstructed main hall. You can admire view from terrace or spend some time if there...More

Thank Miha P
Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

Small round white building that could be easily missed. Near the water tower and a gallery at a dead end across the road from the river front.

1  Thank Tweetcoz
Reviewed 22 September 2015

While this building originally was a synagogue that changed after the Jews had been driven of of Slovenia it was purchased by a local Slovenian couple and became a normal church, the building was also originally connected to The Old Water Tower by a wooden...More

1  Thank laurie m
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