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Calle Reyes Catolicos 4, 45002 Toledo, Spain
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Built as a mosque, used as a synagogue, converted to a church... a highly unusual religious edifice. Should go see. Very pretty

Thank wasmith59
Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful internal space, once a synagogue and now Christian. You need the audio commentary as there are few written explanations. Worth seeing from a historical perspective. Would have liked to know more about it however, even with the commentary.

Thank Dolly007Gateshead
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The sinagoga bears the marks of three religious traditions - Jewish, Muslim and Christian, in a single edifice with a peculiar title. The moorish architectural detail is superb.

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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Remarkable synagogue blending the moorish architecture into a jewish place of worship. Worth seeing.

Thank elisaNewYork
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Erected in 1180, according to an inscription on a beam, this is said to be the oldest synagogue building in Europe still standing. It is now owned and preserved by the Catholic Church as a museum, although there is little information for visitors. The stark...More

Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

There will be lots of history associated with this building, but we were none the wiser. Now run the by Catholic Church, it does seem odd that there is no explanation given as to why this is the case. €2.80 to pay entrance to an...More

Thank Doughnut00
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We had a private Jewish tour of Toledo. The history of Jews in Toledo is astounding. According to our guide, Romans brought approximately 80,000 Jews to Spain as slaves. About 10% of Toledo's population of 300,000 were Jewish at one time. They lived there for...More

Thank nancypH6606EN
Reviewed 21 July 2018

The most striking aspect of this structure is the array of beautiful white columns topped with the horseshoe shaped arches. I found it fascinating that the synagogue was originally built by a Muslim who was sympathetic to Jews during the reign of a Christian, a...More

Thank Mary Jo N
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Completely empty/ striped down interior featuring, you guessed it; bare white walls, bare columns, bare floors. The admission of 2.8 euro per person is just theft, imho.

Thank PGore
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

The people have saved their heritage in a building that has formed the task of being a Synagogue, a Mosque and a Church at different times in its history. While we believe we have a tolerant society now, this city of Toledo epitomizes epitomizes true...More

1  Thank RussJenn
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LuluK
9 March 2017|
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Response from CWGSperth | Reviewed this property |
I think it is 10:00 - 17:30 and maybe 18:30 in warmer/hot months No sure about public holidays like Christmas
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Cappiea23
18 March 2016|
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Response from Johnnixon100 | Reviewed this property |
There is almost nothing to see and it has no atmosphere or sense of history.
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