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Calle Samuel Levi S/N, 45002 Toledo, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Interesting artifacts, unfortunately no English labels of any kind (and no audio to rent.) Good maps showing historical migration through the peninsula and Europe, Sephardic clothing (recreated.) We visited the old synagogue first and were disappointed by an art exhibit behind that synagogue overseen by...More

Thank mskslr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The inside of the synagogue is really beautiful. The small museum with artifacts from the Jews in the last few centuries was interesting. One of the many places to see in this small medivial town. It is preserved quite well.

Thank Travel_away_10
Reviewed 1 week ago

This a beautifully preserved synagogue with a good museum alongside it, filled with a treasure trove of information about the Jewish presence in Spain and more generally across Europe. There's a separate area on the first floor dedicated to women in the Spanish Sephardic community....More

Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A well preserved Synangogue full of historic items. not to be missed whether Jewish or not. I loved seeing the clothing and reading the history of the people.

Thank Kim R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

El Transito Sinagoga is much more ornate than the Sinagoga de Maria la Blanca. It is more like the ornate work of the Alhambra. We had a private Jewish tour of Toledo. The history of Jews in Toledo is astounding. According to our guide, Romans...More

Thank nancypH6606EN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth seeing, from the old manuscripts to the impressive exhibits of life from hundreds of years ago. Note: free admission at the weekends—contact the local tourist office for days and times.

Thank veomar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to check out the exhibit. However, after being taken advantage by the nearby synagogue we decided to ask another tourist leaving this museum for her opinion. As we were about to ask the tourist, a guard chatting with the sales lady jumped me...More

Thank PGore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place again is so well preserved and all the detail on the walls is incredible. The Arabic influence can be seen in the work but it is all stunning.

Thank mariedogsindistress
Reviewed 1 July 2018

While no longer a functioning synagogue, El Transito is definitely worth a visit. It has been nicely restored with many of the original architectural details such as the wooden ceiling and carved arches still in place. An audio guide is included with admission and there's...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Toledo has a large Jewish presence until the 1400’s until they were expelled. This was one of the city’s worship places. It is understated (as temples tend to be) yet beautiful. For this and other attractions in the city it is advantageous to purchase the...More

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Response from jeffdelallo | Reviewed this property |
Hello Raphael, Check my review of Christina Ferra. She is lovely and enthusiastic. She will tailor your tour to your preferences. Cheers, Jeff
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It is noted on their website under the link visit- I copied hours below Summer: From 1st April – 30th September. Tuesdays – Saturdays, 9.30am – 7:30 pm. Winter: From 1st October – 31st March. Tuesdays – Saturdays, 9.30am... More
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Response from Lanxlad | Reviewed this property |
The hours are on the website, closed Mondays, and open only half a day, or so, on Sundays and holidays. It is a lovely old building and worth the visit. The museum is interesting too on the upper floor. It's one of only... More
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