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Synagogue of Colmar

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Driving holiday

We went to visit but the Synagogue was closed. The building is impressive from the outside and a... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
lonsic
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Melbourne, Australia
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Very big impressive synagogue.

Built in 1832-1849 this synagogue served the big Jewish community at that time . The Jews were... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Gidons51
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Herzliya, Israel
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10 Aug 2018
“Driving holiday”
6 Sep 2018
“Very big impressive synagogue.”
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The Colmar Synagogue was built between 1839 and 1842 and inaugurated September 15, 1843. It is built in a Romanesque Revival style and is listed as an historic monument since July 1984. With a length of 33 meters and 20 meters wide, it is the seat...more
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3 rue de la Cigogne, 68000, Colmar, France
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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Built in 1832-1849 this synagogue served the big Jewish community at that time . The Jews were expelled in the 16 century and came back to Colmar after the French Revolution.the synagogue was renovated in 1885 and another building was annexed in 1936 . Uniquely...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We went to visit but the Synagogue was closed. The building is impressive from the outside and a sign on the door stated to make an appointment for entry. We did not have the time to go but I think it would be worth a...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

The synagogue may be opened during prayer times but if you are there at other times - the Shule is closed. It's a short walk from the main drag sites and a good photo op to see that there was once Jewish life in Colmar.

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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Prayed at the schul on shabbat morning. Was given an aliyah letorah and made to feel welcome. Friendly congregants: communicated in Hebrew and English.

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Reviewed 20 September 2016

As we have jewish ancestry we tend to look for the synagogue.This looks impressive and has information panels outside.

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Reviewed 9 April 2016

You can feel Judaism here, Synagogue de Colmar. We wanted & wish to visit inside if it was not closed :(

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Sanseiya68, Responsable relations clients at Synagogue of Colmar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2016

Hello, thank you for your message. Sorry, but the next time, please call tourist office for visit our synagogue. See you !

Reviewed 30 November 2015

This synagogue was not demolished by the Nazis since they used it for storage during WWII. The interior is beautiful but we were there on Shabbat so could not take photos. The service was very traditional and there were well over 100 people there.

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Sanseiya68, Responsable relations clients at Synagogue of Colmar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2016

Hello, thank you for your message. See you soon.

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