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“Very Interesting”
Review of Great Synagogue

Great Synagogue
Reviewed 25 February 2014

I went for the 12pm tour on a Thursday. There was a small group of us and we were lead into the Synagogue where we met with one of the members of the Synagogue. We sat down in the pews and watched a 30 minute movie of the history of the Synagogue as well as Judaism in Australia. The movie was very informative and after the video we were allowed to ask questions to the tour guide. We pretty much sat the entire time while he did questions and answers. After a pretty long time of that we then moved down to the Synagogue's community center to see the museum. It was also interesting and a bit small. I just wish there was more walking and talking instead of sitting and listening. The Synagogue itself is stunning. The inside is quite beautiful especially the ceiling.

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Reviewed 24 October 2013

The Great synagogue is a beautiful building. They have a video that gives the history of the Jewish community in Australia that is very interesting and informative. We sort of joined a non-Jewish senior citizens group that was having a private tour so we had an interesting guide. I'm not sure if everyone visiting gets a guide. There is a charge to get in when there are no services. If you are Jewish and looking for a minyan, the times are very limited and not every day.

Thank roslyn B
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Reviewed 3 September 2013

Went there last month,they conduct tours on a Thursday....but I was not happy paying a 10 dollar fee..........tour was about the history of the Synangogue.
Was ok ....but paying a fee was not a happy thing.

Thank Billyd552
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Reviewed 2 September 2012

The Great Synagogue has an amazing cieling which looks like the heavens at night with golden starts set against a blue colured cieling. It was some years ago that I visited but it was a memorable experience

Thank Eddie O
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Reviewed 23 March 2012

for obvious reasons, you usually cannot walk into this great place of worship and "have a look around". However, i have been on organised tour [which in itself was good because of the knowledge and pride of the guide in the synagogue] but most amazing of all is its interior - especially the ceiling - will say no more - a must see

3  Thank lux2lessworld
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