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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 4 days ago

One thing that is always exciting in Europe is when you visit an old church or synagogue. The synagogue in Florence is no exception. It is brilliant, high ceilings, designed well, a tribute to the community at the time of building. It really is a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 22 November 2018

Unbelievable architecture. Beautiful decoration. This was my first encounter with the architecture of Italian Jewry. I have a dream to get back someday.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

The synagogue is built in moorish style, which is obvious from the first look - the first, magnificent look. The outside is pretty, lined with pink stone, but what's really breathtaking is the inside - the detailed paint and the altar really makes you sure...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

A beautiful and historical Synagogue in Florence representing the significance of Jewish life in Florence

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Joel C
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Went alone a few hours before my train to Rome on a Sunday morning in October. Aside from the rude old lady at the entrance, the experience was very worthwhile, enlightening and memorable. The beauty of the temple both inside and out was in and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Highly recommend. Shop in the Synagogue was also nice. We bought some beautiful judaica. Lots of security which is par for the course. Nice little kosher restaurant nearby as well.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

During our trip to Florence, as part of tour wanted to visit Jewish place. We are from Israel. My husband disabled and we got discounts for getting in in every museum in Florence but not here... Were surprised, as jews wanted to visit sinagogue, should...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

It took a long time to get through security. There was no tour. It was kind of depressing. Compared to the Synagogue tour in Rome, which was fantasic, it was nothing. I wish we had skipped it.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

We could not visit the Synagogue on May 1st, but we had done it during our first visit to Firenze, before the time of much needed tough security. We loved its absolutely stunning interior, very elaborate and inspiring both for religious visitors and not (I...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

The building is very interesting, beautiful and impressive. BUT Services were kinda eh. Not air conditioned. Men and women have to sit separately. Ultra-orthodox “missionaries “ solicit you to join them for dinner after. As an Ashkenazi, it was interesting to see and hear the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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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
17 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
17 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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