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Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico

Via Luigi Carlo Farini 4, 50121, 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 Luigi Carlo Farini 4, 50121, Florence, Italy
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"beautiful synagogue"
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"jewish community"
in 27 reviews
"small museum"
in 29 reviews
"green dome"
in 8 reviews
"metal detector"
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"heavy security"
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"non jews"
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"impressive building"
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"interesting history"
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"during wwii"
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"gift shop"
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"upper floor"
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"guided tour"
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

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

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Reviewed 5 June 2017

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
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

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
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Reviewed 25 May 2017 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

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Reviewed 24 May 2017

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...

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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Beautiful, well-preserved synagogue (repaired after the flood). Very modest museum as part of the facility.

Thank Allan H
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Reviewed 6 May 2017

This gorgeous structure also includes a Jewish museum with artifacts and a history of the Florence ghettos. The original books, documents and maps were wonderful. You can hear music in some sections of the synagogue. The sanctuary is truly beautiful. Without guides, it's hard to...More

1  Thank MnM2
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Reviewed 6 May 2017

An impressive Building Architecture and Art ' The Firenze Jewish legacy , such building is an evidance about a large community , a wealthy one along centuries , with deep roots in Fierenze , it is possible to combine with the Weg. Kosher Restaurannt nearby

Thank ami m
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

It is worth to see the synagogue, but if you want to learn something about the Jewish history and present of Florence or Judaism in general, this is not the place to go at all. I am quite surprised how dare people open a museum...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

The synagogue is impressive both inside and out. It costs €6.50 to enter. I am still baffled why I had to check my SLR camera, but my point and shoot and phone were both fine to use without flash. The synagogue is in the Sephardic...More

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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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Response from alanjgreenhalgh | Reviewed this property |
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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GalNeedsVacation
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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