impressive jewish synagogues which are few in Egypt it's very old and prestigious but take care it closes at 4
About Ben Ezra Synagogue
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The building dates from the 1890s. It is mainly known for the 19th century discovery of a store room with old Hebrew and Aramaic texts also called the geniza. There is little sign of a Jewish presence anymore as most Jewish Egyptians have left the...More
This synagogue is a lovely little building but there is no sign of the apparently present is tiny Egyptian Jewish community who they say are "in charge". Also, there is supposedly the place where baby Moses was found in his reed basket by Pharoah's daughter...More
According to the guide, this placed is believed as the place where Moses picked up from water. The first and only synagouge we visited in Egypt. Photos are not allowed, so I didnt take photos here.
We visited Old Coptic Cairo and the Ben Ezra Synagogue in particular with a private guided tour. It’s been a great experience, our guide revealed a lot of interesting facts about the area and the Synagogue which was a former church. The story of how...More
Visited this Synagogue in Old Cairo. It is a blend of Jewish, Mislim and Christian Architecture that is just beautiful. There are several ancient Christian Churches in the area so be sure and take this in.
this temple had beautiful architecture... I am soo glad i got to visit it, however the fact that no photos were allowed was a bummer!