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Marvelous Original St. Thomas Synagogue

When in St. Thomas, a visit to the “Synagogue on the Hill” the Hebrew Congregation St. Thomas... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
lxs106
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Boca Raton, Florida
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Very interesting Jewish history

We were on a cruise with a stop in St. Thomas. We heard about this synagogue which is the second... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
torontojudy
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toronto
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When in St. Thomas, a visit to the “Synagogue on the Hill” the Hebrew Congregation St. Thomas Synagogue is a must for singles, couples or families with children of any age. It’s location is just up off the main downtown street, and it’s a beautiful...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lxs106
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were on a cruise with a stop in St. Thomas. We heard about this synagogue which is the second oldest synagogue in North America! It is beautiful inside -- mahogany benches and wood panelled, quite a few old Torah scrolls, sand floor. It is...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank torontojudy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth the 2 block climb from St Thomas main road in Charlotte Amelia. Agnes Rampino gives marvelous history of this synagogue. Fascinating.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a very steep hill to get to the synagogue. Very interesting place. Was allowed to take pictures.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

I would highly recommend visiting this beautiful synagogue. Agnes Rampino, docent and Judaica Shop Manager was wonderful. We learned so much from her. The synagogue itself is beautiful.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

You do not have to be Jewish to walk up a hill. This is not only religious but history. Walk up the hill and become part of the Spanish Inquisition in the US.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 6 February 2019 via mobile

There really isn’t much I can add to the other reviewer comments other than I am so glad my husband and I made the visit. Well worth the climb! Anyone teetering on the edge of decision making should go, one will not be disappointed.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank cicicE9223VB
Reviewed 5 February 2019

Before our Cruise stopped at St. Thomas we knew we were going to visit the Synagogue. It was the first place we went to right after we arrived to the port, and we weren't wrong... This is a magical, amazing place. The local Rabbi received...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 19 January 2019

It’s worth walking up the long hill to see this historical synagogue---originally Sephardic (note the sand floors), and now affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism. The original wooden structures burned down several times before this sturdy version was built in 1833. The family of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Eileen K
Reviewed 18 January 2019 via mobile

This was the number one thing I wanted to see while in St. Thomas and was glad I found it. We were in old downtown on the jewelry street and someone pointed it out. The trek up the street was worth it to see this...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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jaslosky
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5 April 2017|
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Response from Scamper56 | Reviewed this property |
Best bet is also to call them directly. We've been able to get exceptions as far as hours go when we've had visiting guests.
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nan100
12 December 2016|
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Response from Scamper56 | Reviewed this property |
I know they close at 4. Maybe it's 10am(?). I did call before we went there the second time. Parking is at very bottom of hill and synagogue is at very top. Narrow and steep road with virtually non-existent parking on... More
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