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Address: 11 Adamache Street, Bucharest, Romania
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Small Group: Jewish Bucharest Walking Tour
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Bucharest Jewish Heritage Tour

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Exhibition about holocaust inside beautiful building with helpful staff

The walls are lined with displays explaining the history or pogroms and military orders, including copies of newspaper clippings and correspondance, telling the story of how... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Bellevue, Washington
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Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The walls are lined with displays explaining the history or pogroms and military orders, including copies of newspaper clippings and correspondance, telling the story of how Romanian Jews were rounded up. The woman accepting donations was more than eager to answer my questions.

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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This 150 year old Synagogue-one of the oldest in Bucharest, accommodates now also the Jewish Heritage Museum and the Holocaust Museum...Indeed a most interesting sight seeing Trip into the almost 500 years of Judaism in Romania, from the modest 8 Sephardi Jews beginnings in 1536, up to over 900,000 on the eve of WW2, 1/2 of which were wiped out... More 

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Herzlia, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Today is not an acting synagogue and we decided to visit this place, mainly because now is housing the Holocaust Museum exhibition.The Synagogue who is known as The Polish Synagogue is well kept by some very dedicated persons and since the Holocaust Museum is still in renovation,now is housing some of the exhibition of this museum.The guide who guided us... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

We were greeted by the person which takes care of this synagogue and he was very helpfull and explained us all about its past and present.

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Nürnberg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

There is a very friendly guy (don´t remember his actual designation) who grew up in the Jewish community and knows all about the history of the Synagoge Choral and the Jewish community in Bucharest in fluent English.

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

This is a must to see place, especially for Jewish people. I was a surprise to see such a big and well maintained Synagogue in a past Communist country.

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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Bucharest is an interesting city that the religious buildings were hidden by big ugly buildings during communism epoque. Great Synagogue is one of them which gives very important informations about Jewish history of Romania but not so interesting as a architectural monument. As the other European countries, 2nd World War decreased significantly Jewish population in Romania. Important visiting point in... More 

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Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Visited last Passover, before it's on his way to become a museum, Invested and very nice renovated it reminds the life and glory of a long gone huge community, that couldn't enter the place to pray during the Jewish Holidays. with a less than 3,000 registered Jewish Community in Bucharest and perpetual mixed marriages, this unique spot has unfortunately lost... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

It is not an active synagogue anymore. It was transformed in the Holocaust Museum that is worth seeing, to remember and pay respect to the victims.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We went to the Great Synagogue in Budapest and was struck by its beautiful interior. The other features experienced were the Memorial Gardens and the Tree of Life. We were overwhelmed by reading about the events in history and how they have been memorialized in such meaningful ways. This is truly a "must see" when in Budapest.

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