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Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim

Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Historic monument

One of the oldest in North America. Great tour. Worth a visit. I have to type in more characters... read more

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Welcoming visit to KKBE

Excellent tour available for visitors............security requires entrance permission. Beautiful... read more

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Tours of our historic sanctuary are available Monday-Friday at 10:15 am, 11:15 am, 1:15 pm and 2:15 pm and on Sunday at 1:15 pm and 2:15 pm. Our Chosen Treasures gift shop is open Sunday-Friday 10 am to 4 pm. From our beginnings in 1749, Kahal...more
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90 Hasell St, Charleston, SC 29401-1418
+1 843-723-1090
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Reviewed 2 days ago

One of the oldest in North America. Great tour. Worth a visit. I have to type in more characters yada.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank stymiedblue
Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent tour available for visitors............security requires entrance permission. Beautiful Sanctuary ............knowledgeable tour guides.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank albany6660
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must-see for anyone interested in either Jewish History or Charleston History. Lovely building, interesting museum and friendly guides.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank c1lm2
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

Loved the docent. And the Torahs were beautiful. She did a wonderful job explaining the unique history of Jews in Charleston from the founding until today. Nice gift shop as well.

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Morris985
Reviewed 13 December 2018

My wife and I love to visit Synagogues in the various cities that we visit. The staff was welcoming and it was great to hear about the Jewish history of Charleston

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank HBARRY
Reviewed 12 December 2018

everyone visits churches and synagogues are usually not thought of. this is 2nd oldest synagogue in usa and simply beautiful. a must for everyone to see

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank myra r
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We chose to visit this synagogue on a rainy day since it is an inside activity. What a good decision! The congregation is the oldest continuously operating one in the US, and the building itself also has special history. We had an excellent docent who...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank YorbaLindaStar
Reviewed 31 October 2018

There is so much history in Charleston and so many places to visit and learn. We had not planned to visit the Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim synagogue and so glad we did. It is stunningly beautiful. The tour is excellent. Highly recommended if you are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Levannah
Reviewed 29 October 2018

The synagogue is well worth a visit. One of the best docents I've ever experienced, and I learned so much about the history of the Jews in Charleston. The building, in Greek revival style, is really unique, and the gift shop has an excellent selection...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MS06
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

I recently toured the synagogue and learned so much. My tour guide allowed for a completely enriching experience. The synagogue itself is gorgeous as well as all of the history I was able to absorb!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Adeline M
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26 January 2018|
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Response from KKBECharleston | Property representative |
We have sanctuary tours 6 days a week, Sunday - Friday. Tours are available at 10:15, 11:15, 1:15 and 2:15 Monday - Friday and at 1:15 and 2:15 on Sunday. Tours of our historic Coming Street Cemetery are by appointment only... More
26 September 2016|
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Response from Marlene W | Reviewed this property |
There is a public lot adjacent to The Belmont Hotel. That is across the street from the Synagogue .