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Neue Synagoge Berlin - Centrum Judaicum

28 - 30 Oranienburger Str, 10117 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 88028300
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This famous Jewish landmark was damaged both by the Nazis and by Allied bombings, but has been restored to house an exhibition of Berlin's Jewish culture.
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28 - 30 Oranienburger Str, 10117 Berlin, Germany
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"jewish community"
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"largest synagogue"
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"during wwii"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very beautiful building that stands as a reminder of the resilience of the Jewish people. However it's currently closed for tours which is unfortunate. It said it would reopen sometime this year (2018) however.

Thank Adam B
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

While on a guided tour of the city we visited the remarkable Neue Synagoge of Berlin. We were told that this featured in many history textbooks about the era leading up to the Second World War and that at one point was in flames due...More

Thank Pierce A
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

This synagogue used to be the largest synagogue in Germany, the center of jewoculture and life in Berlin until it was desecrated and burned by the nazis in 1938's krustalnacht , although it was not completely destroyed thanks to the chief of police. During the...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

I made a trip to see Neue Synagoge because I've seen pictures of it and found it very interesting as an architecture work. Unfortunately, my visit was in the nighttime and the whole street (Oraniensburger Strasse) was immersed in dark. The worse thing was that...More

Thank Iustin S
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

This was once the biggest synagogue in Berlin, with 3500 seats. Beautiful building, with a gold dome in the center of the old Jewish neighborhood. Inside you can get an idea of what it must have looked like before WWII. The permanent exhibit includes Jewish...More

Thank LJMentsch
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Sorry but for me it was a waste of money. It is not really a functioning synagogue just some exhibitions put up. The outside is stunning and I suggest you take some pics of it. Not really worth coming inside unless you are into the...More

Thank Anna P
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

To be honest unless you're hugely interested in the history of this particular synagogue, I wouldn't go in to see the not-very-well curated exhibition, but instead would stay outside and admire the amazingly beautiful dome. The staff here are the most unfriendly people I met...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Neue Synagogue is a wonderful building on the famous Oranienburger Straße . The Synagogue has an amazing domed roof that is really eye catching. The original synagogue that stood on this site was once one of the largest in the world but an allied air...More

Thank Neil K
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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed the sabbath at this very welcoming synagogue; the rabbi and staff were a joy and I was welcomed with opened arms. The spirit of openness continued for the day after which I spent st the synagogue.

Thank vonRothschild
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

The New Synagogue was destroyed by Allied bombs in 1943. It was one of the largest Jewish Synagogues in the world at that time, covering almost a full block. After reconstruction began the decision was made to restore the front portion of the building, use...More

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