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Very beautiful and historic synagogue

Really enjoyed our visit it was very peaceful and filled with beautiful objects. I would definitely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barbara L
San Diego, California
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Ok for history fans

The synagogue is quite small. Still probably interesting for a cultural visit. Most tourist buses... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
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The most ancient Jewish community in Tunisia supposedly dates back to 586 BCE.
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
Er-Riadh, Djerba Island 4146, Tunisia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit it was very peaceful and filled with beautiful objects. I would definitely Recomended visiting.

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 1 November 2017

The synagogue is quite small. Still probably interesting for a cultural visit. Most tourist buses stop here. Entry is free but you'll be asked for a small donation on your way in or out.

Thank Juancho_catracho
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Very well maintained synagogue. Very interesting to discover. Beautifully reserved decoration. Important world heritage. Important for knowledge about Jewish religion. Amazing to see tolerance and cohabitation of different religious groups in Djerba. Truly the island is peaceful place.

Thank Do A
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Beautiful and quiet place. Give some Dinars to have the right to make a wish. Careful to be correctly dress to enter.

Thank Camille L
Reviewed 9 August 2017

a breathtaking! one of these places where you have a subtle feeling of you've seen this before & you never ever saw this beauty reccomendation: wait till groups leave, it won't take a long

Thank LaraSmirnoff
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Sightseeing of Jerba Island after Guellala, Mides, Houmt Souk brings us the synagogue of El Ghriba.The El Ghriba Synagogue is located in the formerly Jewish village of Harah Sghira. The name El Ghriba means "the marvelous" in Arabic.According to one tradition, the beginnings of the...More

Thank Asiyah Noemi K
Reviewed 24 January 2017

A physically small but emotionally vast synagogue with complex histories as well as recent tragedies. If possible, secure a guide who is familiar with the dual Jewish cultures of Tunisia - the story is riveting. Examine the wishing wall and learn about the foundation stone....More

1  Thank Case_USA
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Opening times are correct. Plenty of security measurements. Is a good visit. Bit difficult to find the way

1  Thank pimbo g
Reviewed 11 October 2016

beautiful synagogue - well worth a visit.girls:bring a scarf to cover you hair if you don't you can always borrow one. make the taxi wait for you. The visit won't take long

1  Thank Agneta F
Reviewed 28 June 2016

It''s a interesting place. Need pay 2 dinars or 1 (i don't remember, sorry.but is cheap.) to take pictures and you receive one postal.

1  Thank Carolina R
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