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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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Via Luigi Carlo Farini 4, 50121, Florence, Italy
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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

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

Thank Michael S
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.

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

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

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Reviewed 16 June 2017

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 15 June 2017

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

Thank Adrian S
Reviewed 14 June 2017

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

2  Thank barry0315
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

Thank TravelMaven613
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

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Eli S
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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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