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Garnethill Synagogue

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127 Hill Street | Garnethill, Glasgow G3 6UB, Scotland
+44 141 332 4151
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History and heritage

This is Glasgow's heritage synagogue, beautifully kept and very useful to those who are interested... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Australianrabbi
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Jerusalem, Israel
Hidden Gem

Very pretty and interesting slice of local history. One of, if not the earliest synagogues in... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2016
Sarah D
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3 Mar 2018
“History and heritage”
10 Apr 2016
“Hidden Gem ”
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127 Hill Street | Garnethill, Glasgow G3 6UB, Scotland
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+44 141 332 4151
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

This is Glasgow's heritage synagogue, beautifully kept and very useful to those who are interested in archival study. Unfortunately it is in a very hilly part of Glasgow and not too easy for disabled people. The synagogue is still used for services though the inner-city...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Very pretty and interesting slice of local history. One of, if not the earliest synagogues in Scotland. Located in Garnethill a quiet area but only a block up from the busy Sauchiehall street. Interesting and often overlooked.

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Reviewed 29 August 2015

The synagogue was built at the intersection of Garnet Street and Hill Street in 1879. The Hebrew carving above the entrance is from Deuteronomy 32:12. The quote is about Moses. The English translation is “God alone led him, and there was no strange god with...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2015 via mobile

The BFM visited the Garnethill Synagogue in Hill Street, Glasgow 3. 0141 332 4151 www.garnethill.org.uk This is a fine example of a Victorian styled synagogue which was opened on September 9th 1879. It is ornately decorated inside and out, with intricately designed and finished stained...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2014

visited during the Glasgow Open Doors day , magnificent building , fascinating to hear about the Jewish traditions from very pleasant guides . Interesting archives as well , thoroughly enjoyable visit ,made so welcome .

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Reviewed 4 August 2012

I visited the synagogue on glasgow doors open day. It is a really interesting building and lovely to look at inside and out and the lady who was conducting the tour was really informative. There was also quite a large exhibition downstairs which told us...More

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