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Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico

Via Luigi Carlo Farini 4, 50121, Florence, Italy
+39 055 245252
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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, dating from XVI to XX Centuries and documentation regarding the history of the community. In the new section on 2007 was set up a room devoted to the memorial of contemporary history included the Shoa.
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Via Luigi Carlo Farini 4, 50121, Florence, Italy
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"beautiful synagogue"
in 37 reviews
"jewish community"
in 25 reviews
"small museum"
in 26 reviews
"green dome"
in 8 reviews
"kosher restaurant"
in 7 reviews
"heavy security"
in 4 reviews
"jewish experience"
in 3 reviews
"non jews"
in 3 reviews
"pomegranate trees"
in 3 reviews
"impressive building"
in 7 reviews
"interesting history"
in 7 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 4 reviews
"guided tour"
in 8 reviews
"worth the trip"
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"worth the effort"
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"lockers"
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"nazis"
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

the Synagogue is a magnificent structure and is well maintained. There is a great deal of security and entrance can be time consuming as each visitor is screened individually. The museum is very interesting and well worth spending some time exploring. The video did a...More

1  Thank rosieb482015
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

the story of the Jews of Florence is a hard one. The ghetto has disappeared as the old market was redone, but this synagogue is proud and beautiful and worth a visit. strict security so be aware of that

Thank Sylvia R
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

My husband and I had visited before , but had not attended a service there. This year we did on the first night of Yom Kippur. A very special place indeed!

2  Thank Max G
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We visited this beautiful synagogue and spent more than two hours exploring the beautiful architecture and museum! We had a guided tour and the additional insights were very beneficial. The building is absolutely beautiful with finishings that are in the Sephardi and Moorish styles.

Thank ghartman
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

For me as jew was very emotional to see this place and his magnitude, the archs, the green Dome, and the stage.

Thank Gaby B
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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

As Jews, it was important to us to be this beautiful synagogue. There are security measures, including armed soldiers, at the front entrance and elsewhere outside. Sadly necessary in these days.

Thank Marilyn F
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Sunday morning, very quiet. If you are not Jewish please note you cannot enter on Saturdays (Sabbath, not because you aren't Jewish!) Stunning building outside, wonderful inside. Very good artefacts and a fascinating film about Florence's Jewish history.

Thank beefy1805
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Stunning! Special place with a great story. So touching and inspiring. Super and highly recommended.

Thank Lihi Z
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

I write this review after visiting the Great Synagogue of Rome which is in a different league. The synagogue itself is beautiful and the main reason why my husband and I wanted to go in. Unfortunately you have to pay 6.50€ each for entry even...More

1  Thank Keetzya
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

The synagogue in Florence is truly beautiful. It is built in a moorish style and was built in 1875. It has a fascinating history that tells also of the history of Florentine Jewry. You must get a guided tour to get the full history.

Thank Andrea Z
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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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