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We visited Garnethill Synagogue during Glasgow Open Doors week and our only regret is that we hadn't visited before. We were made very welcome to this lovely place of worship where knowledgeable and friendly guides explained to us many aspects of both the building and...More
Very pretty and interesting slice of local history. One of, if not the earliest synagogues in Scotland. Located in Garnethill a quiet area but only a block up from the busy Sauchiehall street. Interesting and often overlooked.
The synagogue was built at the intersection of Garnet Street and Hill Street in 1879. The Hebrew carving above the entrance is from Deuteronomy 32:12. The quote is about Moses. The English translation is “God alone led him, and there was no strange god with...More
The BFM visited the Garnethill Synagogue in Hill Street, Glasgow 3.
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This is a fine example of a Victorian styled synagogue which was opened on September 9th 1879. It is ornately decorated inside and out, with intricately designed and finished stained...More
visited during the Glasgow Open Doors day , magnificent building , fascinating to hear about the Jewish traditions from very pleasant guides . Interesting archives as well , thoroughly enjoyable visit ,made so welcome .
I visited the synagogue on glasgow doors open day.
It is a really interesting building and lovely to look at inside and out and the lady who was conducting the tour was really informative. There was also quite a large exhibition downstairs which told us...More