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It's an old synagogue located in camp area. The red colour makes it unique and distinctive from... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2018
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Very old Synagogue

The Ohel David Synagogue is known by locals as Lal Deval. It means red synagogue. It is painted in... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2017
Nagercoil, India
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Moledina Road | Opposite Nehru Memorial Hall, Pune, India
+91 20 2613 2048
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Ohel David synagogue is an old synagogue that stands tall in the camp area of Pune city. It is a highly secured area and access is restricted.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank AaqarshAiyyar
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

It's an old synagogue located in camp area. The red colour makes it unique and distinctive from surrounding. Security is present 24/7 and a reservation is must for non Jews to visit from inside. Certainly an excellent piece of architecture worth a visit.

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank TheOmniscience
Reviewed 30 November 2017

The Ohel David Synagogue is known by locals as Lal Deval. It means red synagogue. It is painted in dark red. It is said to be built 150 years ago. This synagogue is guarded by the local police. It looks like a old church without...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

Yesterday evening being Sunday , I passed by this lovely structure.It is so calm but the presence of 24/7 security is omnipresent.This place of worship used to be alive on Saturday evenings but with security so much, a visit needs police permission.The cops are on...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank Tonymel64
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

This is the biggest synagogue in Asia outside Israel. This is an old synagogue that looks like a Gothic church. The ground keeper is friendly and let you in only if you have a reservation or you convinced him you are a Jew. The ground...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank omera141
Reviewed 17 July 2016

The synagogue is known by locals as Lal Deval means the red synagogue as it is painted in dark red. Built 150 years ago, it looks form outside like a 19th century Gothic church but with no cross. The friendly caretaker, who lives in the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Giora_I_L
Reviewed 16 March 2016

The Ohel David Synagogue is popularly called Lal Deval and is a place of pilgrimage for the tiny Jewish community. Visitors are not allowed inside. This place has been under heavy and constant security cover since earlier terror incidents in Mumbai and Pune. Hence, this...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank iammanish2015
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Ohel David Synagogue in Pune is the largest Jewish Synagogue outside of Israel. Nowadays non-Jews are not allowed inside. Nevertheless its a fine piece of architecture worth admiring it from outside.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Padma Veeraragh... B
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Seemed to be a hit with visitors - but clearly the Jewish community has either dwindled or is non-existent. Still a nice, quiet and well maintained place of worship.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Jvalant
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

Popularity known as Lal Deval in Marathi which translates to Red Temple, this is a beautiful serene place in the heart of the city. Just step into the garden and you are away from the hustle and bustle of Pune traffic. Its literally a Red...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Kamal K
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larry w
28 December 2015|
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Response from chow69 | Reviewed this property |
I really would not know, as I never have attended service/prayers. However it could be found out and intimated to you. Shalom