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Reviewed yesterday

Felt very proud to be Jewish, and grateful to the Moroccan government for protecting its Jewish heritage and bringing tourists from all over the world to visit these holy places.

Thank Sandy F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting to pop into to take a peek, quite small but very beautifully restored. Don’t miss the stairs to the old Mikva and check it out

Thank RockPaperHairDesigns
Reviewed 31 July 2018

This restored synagogue is a valuable sight for all tourists to see. Interesting to climb the steep small stairs up to the womens area to see a traditional separration of the sexes within the observant. The Jews were a respected and valued group wthin ancient...More

Thank Kim R
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Although I believe this little synagogue is no longer in use, as the Jewish community is very small, this is now more of a museum. This beautiful, old, historic synagogue was built in the 17th century and renovated in the middle 1990’s. It is located...More

Thank TwinTourists
Reviewed 4 July 2018

This synagogue has been well preserved and restaured. One can feel the quality of the sacred atmosphere in this small place.

Thank cferey54
Reviewed 10 June 2018

This is an abandoned synagogue restored for tourists to visit. As synagogues go this one is quite plain but representative of a working Moroccan synagogue of the last couple of centuries. Look for the steps leading down below the synagogue floor to the mikve. What...More

Thank golouis99
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

I can't believe this is considered a must-see in Fès. I understand the significance for the Jewish community, but this is not an interesting synagogue nor is it beautiful compared to others.

Thank Dominic L
Reviewed 8 May 2018

If you go to Fes el-Jdid then a visit to the Danan Synagogue should be on your list of must-dos. If you're not planning to head to that part of Fes, then this is probably not worth a special trip, unless you have special interest...More

Thank GVancouver
Reviewed 6 May 2018

This synagogue is part of the mellah (Jewish quarter) in Fez and provides a good focal point to reflect on the history of Jewish people in Morocco. This synagogue was in active use by local Jews until the mass migration of the Jewish population to...More

Thank J0anned568
Reviewed 6 March 2018

It is amazing to see this synagogue and it helps open the door to learning more about Moroccos rich and diverse history. It is wonderful that the synagogue is protected and able to be visited and enjoyed. It is totally safe to visit and nobody...More

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jfgreen2
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Response from taliesgrandma | Reviewed this property |
I believe that the synagogue is only open to visitors to see the building. I don't believe that they have services any more.
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