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Plum Street Temple

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Address: 726 Plum St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2358
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Amazing historical building

We are members of this temple and went to hear the Rabbi tell us a brief version of the history of the temple and Rabbi Isaac Wise who was the main driving force responsible for... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
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Ohio
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

We are members of this temple and went to hear the Rabbi tell us a brief version of the history of the temple and Rabbi Isaac Wise who was the main driving force responsible for its construction. It is based on Moorish/Bezzantize architecture and was constricted right after the Civil War in about 1866. Many things were unable to be... More 

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Connersville, Indiana
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Reviewed 1 December 2016

I took a tour of the building i thought when i walked into the main room it was breath taking if you get a chance it is worth your time.

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Studio City, California, United States
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

We attended Reformed Services because this is were we initially attended when attending the University of Cincinnati Graduate School.

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Lebanon, Ohio
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

This temple is just beautiful, built in the late 1800s and inspired by the Alhambra in Granada, Spain.

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Greater Cincinnati
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

A group of us sat in the pews of this magnificent synagogue and listened to our tour guide. She was excellent, relating to us the history of the Jewish people, beginning with Abraham down to the first rabbi of this temple. The rites and customs of the Jews were so interesting. Built in 1866, this building is a treasure. We... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016

the external architecture of the temple is awesome, but nothing compared to the warmth and beauty of the interior. If you can't in, do.

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Najran
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

One of biggest and great temple in Cincinnati you will enjoy just looking to the amazing classic location And sure you will have plenty of photo

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Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 631 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2015

this is a nice historic building with a great look to it. finely constructed. worth checking out for those who like old buildings

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CINCINNATI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Restored Historic Jewish Temple in downtown Cincinnati. Located on a corner across from Cincinnati City Hall, and a Catholic Cathedral. Tours are available upon advanced reservations, parking available on surface lots and garages nearby. Some street metered parking. Temple is principally used for religious services, graduations, Hebrew Union College rabbinic ordinations.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Absolutely gorgeous, recently restored interior. However, this is an active religious temple and generally only open for some Friday night, Saturday morning and special holiday/event services. It is not a tourist attraction so don't expect to be able to stop by and find it open. I'm sure there are limited opportunities for tours but that is something that would require... More 

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