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Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico

Via Giuseppe la Farina 4, 50132, Florence, Italy
+39 055 245252
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This synagogue, one of the largest in Europe, was built between 1874 and 1882 in eclectic Moresque style by architects Marco Treves, Mariano Falcini,Vincenzo Micheli. The museo was set up on 1982 in the same building to display ritual objects, dating from XVI to XX Centuries and documentation regarding the history of the community. In the new section on 2007 was set up a room devoted to the memorial of contemporary history included the Shoa.
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Via Giuseppe la Farina 4, 50132, Florence, Italy
Santa Croce
+39 055 245252
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There aren't to many places in FLorence that have reminisce of Jewish history yet despite it the only place that somehow overshadow other religious monuments is the synagogue that with its immense structure and unique beauty harmonize with FLorence,beautify of architecture even if you don't...More

Thank doveckstein
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you would like to see a truly spectacular synagogue, head here. Unique in every way and definitely worth the visit. It's about a 15 minute walk from the center but worth it, in my opinion

Thank Art J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Would be an interesting spot in Leeds or Milton Keynes but in Florence? Well below average in my opinion :/

Thank Adrian S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We planned on visiting this beautiful synagogue in a very untouristry part of Florence, and it did not disapoint. Beautifu outside and inside and very inspirational. Also went to the small upstairs museum, and was glad to see soldiers outside with very big guns. Untouristry...More

1  Thank barry0315
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This synagogue is so beautiful and rich with history. We prayed here on Shabbat and really loved it. You can visit the museum area which is not great but is informative. They have a very nice museum shop. There are guards 24 hrs and very...More

Thank TravelMaven613
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful and unique synagogues I have seen. You should also see the exhibition in the museum and learn about Jewish culture

Thank Dikla D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The synagogue of Florence is the largest Jewish temple in Italy with its dome prominently positioned in the Florentine skyline. Not too many visitors so the place is quiet and solemn. The museum in the second floor gallery is small. The security is heavy. Aside...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This synagogue is a testament to the size and strength of the Jewish community that existed in the 1800's here in Florence. The sheer Size and detail shows the the deep pride that the he community had. There is a small museum of many books,...More

Thank Wizeone23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful place... Loved the museum. only thing was that the bathroom was outside of the building. I had be on line with small children from their school trip...

Thank SusanGold206
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Even from distance tge unicity of tge green copper dome of this Synagogue makes it special. Huge and precious.The Shabat is very warm filled by praying families. I strongly recommend it.

Thank filtuscany
Santa Croce
Stop and stare at the beauty and symmetry of the
Basilica of Santa Croce any time day or night.
Unraveling around it are a number of architectural and
artistic masterpieces, from the Synagogue to the
Central National Library. As a hub for young people,
the area gets busy with people who want to have fun: a
continuous flow of tourists and locals become animated
by songs and dances.
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Jill R
Hi- do we need to go online and purchase tickets in advance for the synagogue or can we just show up during open hours and buy tickets at that time? Thank you
23 June 2017|
Response from Ron S | Reviewed this property |
It's not the most visited site in Florence so tickets are available any time, no need to buy them online
We are planning a visit to Florence in October. We are interested in attending holiday services at the Sinagoga. Can you give me some information about holiday hours and services?
27 April 2017|
Response from HistoryWonk | Reviewed this property |
Their website had lots of good information: "SYNAGOGUE – This is an Orthodox Synagogue. We have services on Sabbath and holidays. On Saturday morning the Synagogue is open from 8.45 a.m. until 11.45 a.m.- Following services... More