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Sinagoga di Siena

Vicolo delle Scotte 14, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 271345
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A stark contrast in modesty

Jewish Italy is fascinating. Many know of the synagogues in Venice, the beautiful shuls in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
RaymondAsher
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Chicago, Illinois
beautiful synagogue

This is a must. Open most days except shabbat and holidays. Times of opening on their website. We... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2017
maxine2016
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Essex, United Kingdom
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Vicolo delle Scotte 14, 53100, Siena, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jewish Italy is fascinating. Many know of the synagogues in Venice, the beautiful shuls in Florence and Rome. But the stories from Siena and Pitigliano are equally compelling. We were fortunate to stay with the Fiorentini family, who graciously showed us their shul. Compare this...More

Thank RaymondAsher
Reviewed 9 June 2017

This is a must. Open most days except shabbat and holidays. Times of opening on their website. We were shown round by a very nice lady who was part of the community which is only 50 people. Very interesting talk on the history. If you...More

Thank maxine2016
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The Synagogue of Siena has a very modest-looking facade to compare with other synagogues in Italy. In fact it's just a plain building. If not for two marble plaques at the door commemorating Siena's holocaust victims it could be easily missed. We were there on...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 6 May 2017

The building is only open on certain days and times. When we were there only one person was working so se had to wait about 15 minutes for the next scheduled tour. Anna was friendly and very personable, friendly and knowledgeable. Well worth the stop.

Thank travelsOK
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

It is my Synagogue since twenty years now. I did my bar mitzva and my son's one.I have enjoyed many weddings, britt mila, and holidays.I had the chance to follow Beppe Lattes, Eli Rabani and now Rav Crescenzo Piattelli. Hag sameach!

3  Thank filtuscany
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We happened to see a small designation on the map, otherwise I would have not known there was a synagogue in Siena. It is right off the Campo, and easy to follow signs direct you to it. Check the dates because it is not open...More

Thank Txtwinmama
Reviewed 14 November 2016

There is a guide, you will get a lot from listening to her. Special place, like the other synagogues is takes you to the past.

Thank janelitamirta
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Small synagogue. We didn't find anything interesting to see in the small museum. Jewish travelers who enjoy touring synagogues might find this attraction interesting, but it's not one of the more interesting ones we've seen. The nearby Duomo, by the way, is one of the...More

Thank Cynthia F
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Only a half block off the main square of Siena is this charming synagogue. The people there are warm and eager to show you around and share the history of the community. It's beautiful inside but take the address -- you could pass right by...More

3  Thank StrandFan
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

As you will ring the bell Anna will open the great door and welcome you with a smile. If the Rav Crescenzo Piattelli comes to meet you , please do not esitate to say a little prayer for you. Either to simply thank God ,...More

1  Thank filtuscany
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