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Mickve Israel Temple

Monterey Square, 20 East Gordon Street, Savannah, GA 31401
+1 912-233-1547
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Wonderful History Lesson

We love history and this tour did not disappoint in the least. A great experience for people of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Michael D
Very Interest Information!

This was our first visit to a Jewish temple and found the information provided to be very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Judith H
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The third oldest Jewish congregation and the only neo-gothic Jewish sanctuary in the U. S. We offer tours that include our historic sanctuary and museum with many historic artifacts including two Torahs written in the 1400's (probably the oldest in the U.S.), a Jewish food festival (last Sunday in October), destination weddings and services every Friday, Saturday and holidays. See our website for calendar of events.
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  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“jewish history” (67 reviews)
“gothic style” (31 reviews)
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Monterey Square, 20 East Gordon Street, Savannah, GA 31401
+1 912-233-1547
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We love history and this tour did not disappoint in the least. A great experience for people of all faiths.

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to a Jewish temple and found the information provided to be very interesting and informative. The history of the Jewish population in Savannah, GA, goes way back in history to the times of the early colonial settlers. This synagogue is...More

Thank Judith H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the tour of the Temple and learned so much about Jews in this country. The architecture is beautiful and very unique for synagogues. They have a small museum with many documents and Jewish artifacts. We enjoyed our visit and highly recommend it.

Thank VickiNJUSA
Reviewed 1 week ago

Did not realise the history behind the Jewish people in savannah until we took this tour. Really informative, not too long with plenty of time to ask questions.

Thank peter7685
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great guided tour. So much history of Savannah in this temple. Third oldest Temple in America . There is a museum upstairs with fascinating treasures. Beautiful architecture inside & out

Thank ReneBeth01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the third oldest synagogue in the US that personifies the Jews coming to America to escape religious persecution in the early 1700’s. Whether you are Jewish or not ( I am), the temple is an amazing example of the Jewish american spirit and...More

Thank Wendy P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour was moderately interesting, but probably not worth the price of admission. I think the tour and the temple would be more meaningful to people of the Jewish faith.

Thank JWK7385
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lead on a very interesting and informative tour of the Temple, there is a great museum, with wonderful exhibits. There were Parchments of the Torah, from 648 AD, that were written on deer skin, and many other exhibits. We are not of the...More

Thank BabuBibiTZ
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Take and hour and see this unique and beautiful synagogue. We had a private tour, the guides start the tours as people arrive so there is no waiting, Our guide, Norman Hirsch, told us not only the the history of the temple but also shared...More

1  Thank bigred2016
Reviewed 11 September 2017

One of the oldest Jewish temples in the New World, in a structure built in the fashion of the times... like a church! Nice guided tour and a small museum showing several of their treasures including two very old torahs. A must-see for Jews and...More

1  Thank Gary1968
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Carla D
23 May 2017|
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Response from lhglenn | Reviewed this property |
Pictures are allowed.
3 April 2017|
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Response from Debber61 | Property representative |
We are not open on Sundays for tours, please call the office 912-233-1547 for more information.
Loretta M
7 February 2017|
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Response from Debber61 | Property representative |
Yes, she is.