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Remuh Synagogue (Synagoga Remuh)

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This small Renaissance synagogue (circa 1557) is named after the famous writer and philosopher Moses Isserles (aka Rabbi Remu'h) and still holds regular services for the small Jewish community in the city.
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ul. Szeroka 40, Krakow 31-053, Poland
Kazimierz
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We paid to go into the synagogue and cemetery. The synagogue was lovely but very small. The cemetery was mostly cordoned off and, as it was a very wet day, not comfortable to look around. Most interesting were the memorial stones at the entrance of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 14 December 2018

It is small nice synagogue with an old jewish cemetery. If you buy a ticket for 10 zloty, you can visit both: synagogue and cemetery. There is a wall build from destroied grave stones and boards with names of people, who died during war conflicts.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 13 November 2018

A fascinating building steeped in history and beautiful inside if in the area this is a must see for all!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

The Nazis destroyed the cemetery tearing down the walls and hauling away tombstones to be used as paving stones in the camps. All tombstones unearthed as paving stones have been returned and re-erected. It's a touching site to be viewed-tremendous history here. You can take...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jim H
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Remuh was the 3rd stop of our self guided synagogue tour and was by far the most crowded. The 10 zloty entrance fee included the adjacent cemetery. There were several cafes very close by so we decided to take a break, having seen half of...More

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

Visited as part of a walk through Kasimierz. It still functions as a synagogue. The wall of the graveyard is partly faced with broken grave stones. Much restoration has taken place, though many more must be hidden in the undergrowth. A peaceful place now, with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 August 2018

This was a very interesting; although extremely small synagogue. Walking around the cemetery was quite moving; our guide told us how the gravestones were knocked down and covered with dirt to protect them from desecration during the War.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

This place is a must visit for anyone interested in Jewish history. The cemetery is a place for reflection. You will be asked to cover your shoulders and or legs (T-shirt and knee length shorts/skirts are fine) You can lend scarfs for this purpose at...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Part of history and place for reflection and learning. Short visit followed by access to Jewish cemetery ..

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Tureikis
Reviewed 21 April 2018

This is quite an old (over 450 years old) and small synagogue, located next to the old Jewish cemetery. While it's not so impressive, you could spare a couple of minutes there, while you're in the Jewish quarter.

Date of experience: March 2018
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