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iWas there, really nice synagogue

some years ago, that building was full of vegetation; no, it is a must to see location; remarkable... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Bucharest, Romania
incredible architecture, amazing glass paint

it'a a must visit in Oradea, The colors and the architecture is impressive to this synagogue. It;s... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
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In 1878, the Jewish community builds, on the bank of Crișul Repede river, a monumental synagogue with 1000 places, dominated by a huge central dome. The project was designed by Busch David in a neo-Moorish style and executed by Rimanoczy Kalman (the...more
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Strada Independentei, Oradea 410065, Romania
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

some years ago, that building was full of vegetation; no, it is a must to see location; remarkable work, remarkable, result also, it was a surprise to visit the synagogue on Saturday one more time, i repeat its a must to see location, in respect...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2018

it'a a must visit in Oradea, The colors and the architecture is impressive to this synagogue. It;s by the Cris river and also has a beautiful view.

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Reviewed 15 September 2018

Dominating the surroundings on the bank of the Crisu Repede river right in the center of the old city this is completely renovated very nice synagogue that shows how strong the local Jewish community , 30000 in the before WW2 era , has been for...More

Thank Andrei F
Reviewed 9 September 2018

A recently renovated synagogue that dates back from the end of the 19-th century. It has a nice architecture in an oriental style.

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Reviewed 1 September 2018

the Synagogue of Oradea is considered one of the most beautiful Neologism Synagogues in Romania ; it lies on the left bank of the Crisul Repede river and immediately catches the eye being renovated and a representative and outstanding building

Thank Ulysses336
Reviewed 13 August 2018

A place for people who like Jewish heritage sites. Inside there are a list of names of the people who were taken from Oradea during the second World War.

Thank Henrietta S
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

It’s 5 lei each for adults and free for children. It only takes a few minutes to go through and look, but it’s worth the quick stop. The host was really nice as well!

1  Thank kalenbruce
Reviewed 2 May 2018

My father and his family belonged to this Synogogue from the early 30’s to mid 40’s before the war. It’s a must see whether you’re Jewish or not.

5  Thank n2dzine22018
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

It is gorgeous inside. We were suprised... by yhe excellent painted walls inside, my kids loved it. Recommended.

2  Thank tinnifin
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

A must see at a dirt-cheap price. The synagogue is truly impressive, a place which makes you feel in the presence of deity - and this is coming from an atheist. Anyone visiting Oradea should stop by.

6  Thank mihail_ioan
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I am not sure what time it starts but it's open until 6 or 7 pm . The ticket offers you 3 attraction to visit ( synagogue , the Council tower where you can view the whole city and some other place ) , all 3 places are... More