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Glorious Interior is Like a Richly Iced Wedding Cake!

This is by far the most glorious synagogue I have ever seen! It was not scheduled on our tour of... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
CJW913
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De Pere, Wisconsin
A fascinating visit tinged with sadness

The synagogue is the only functioning one in Grodno The entire community was wiped out by the... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Leon S
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4 Aug 2018
“Glorious Interior is Like a Richly Iced Wedding Cake!”
2 May 2017
“A fascinating visit tinged with sadness”
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Reviewed 4 August 2018

This is by far the most glorious synagogue I have ever seen! It was not scheduled on our tour of Belarus, however, our tour manager and local guide, after much knocking, convinced a rather reticent woman to unlock the door so that we could enter....More

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Reviewed 2 May 2017

The synagogue is the only functioning one in Grodno The entire community was wiped out by the nazis. Its hard to comprehend that prior to the Holocaust the Jewish community represented 50% of the city population Having said that we were warmly received and shown...More

1  Thank Leon S
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This place should be in tourist's lists. Amazing whiteness and quietness. Unfortunately interior renovation isn't complete yet.

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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Can be highly intresting to the those who like architecture, history and culture. It is possible to come inside and even get a tour there.

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Reviewed 10 April 2016

The Great Synagogue of Grodna was built from 1576 to 1580 by Italian architect Santi Gucci—the court artist of King Sigismund II Augustus of Poland, who designed a shul at Rabbi Mordechai Yaffe's invitation. Rabbi Mordechai Yaffe, known widely as “the Levush” for his 10-volumn...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2015

It's close to main attractions of Grodno, 1 minute away from Old Castle. Come and take a look. Most likely you'll be able to come inside too.

Thank Ivan M
Reviewed 2 May 2015

It was my first Synagogue visit in my life. It was very special. White interior was great. Restaurateurs have done a great job which still continues. You can see it on my pictures. I strongly recommend to have a look inside.

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