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Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico

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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...more
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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

As Jews, it was important to us to be this beautiful synagogue. There are security measures, including armed soldiers, at the front entrance and elsewhere outside. Sadly necessary in these days.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Marilyn F
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Sunday morning, very quiet. If you are not Jewish please note you cannot enter on Saturdays (Sabbath, not because you aren't Jewish!) Stunning building outside, wonderful inside. Very good artefacts and a fascinating film about Florence's Jewish history.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Stunning! Special place with a great story. So touching and inspiring. Super and highly recommended.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank lihiz2015
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

I write this review after visiting the Great Synagogue of Rome which is in a different league. The synagogue itself is beautiful and the main reason why my husband and I wanted to go in. Unfortunately you have to pay 6.50€ each for entry even...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

The synagogue in Florence is truly beautiful. It is built in a moorish style and was built in 1875. It has a fascinating history that tells also of the history of Florentine Jewry. You must get a guided tour to get the full history.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Andrea Z
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This Synagogue is very old and its very well kept. Inside there is a small exhibition of Jewish religious regalia from before. The actual house of prayer is very beautiful and well kept. There is a small charge to enter and you need to leave...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank melverus
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The Grand Synagogue of Florence, rebuilt and reconstructed following the Holocaust, is a living reminder of the resiliency of Florentine Jews as well as being a living museum into a part of the the life of Florence for centuries. This beautiful classic European-styled Orthodox synagogue...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank MichaelS023
Reviewed 29 July 2017

This synagogue is one of the most beautiful I have ever seen. The museum inside gave a wonderful history of the Jews of Florence. It was a stop that was enjoyed by the whole family.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Michele L
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Classic Byzantine architectural influence. Not as ornate as cathedrals or churches but for Jewish temples it is very attractive. Considering that many others were destroyed by the nazis it was good to see it in good shape. Also, nice to be able to show the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Avi E
Reviewed 19 June 2017

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

Date of experience: May 2017
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Eli S
27 January 2018|
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Response from melverus | Reviewed this property |
you just need to go there. there are people who will answer any questions inside.
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GalNeedsVacation
16 September 2017|
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Probably. They are very welcoming to visitors. I would write ahead to make certain you have a reservation. The sinogoga is an amazing place.
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16 September 2017|
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Response from alanjgreenhalgh | Reviewed this property |
I would say that if you write to the director of the synagogue beforehand or head Rabbii, that would be a tremendous help. I am the producer of a youtube show and to get an interview and most importantly be able to bring my... More
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