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Address: Mr. Visserplein 3, 1011 RD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Discover Amsterdam's Golden Age in the Portuguese Synagogue
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This synagogue is a remark of the ancestral portuguese presence in Amsterdam city. Very interesting full of history.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's a synagogue... A nice one. It is interesting but it's nothing extraordinary. I'm not someone who enjoys religious places so maybe that's why I thought this was really average.

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Pinhal Novo, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This synagogue is a remark of the ancestral portuguese presence in Amsterdam city. Very interesting full of history.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

if you've seen one, you've probably seen most...interesting but not different, why should it be, it's a shul

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a visit. Stunning exhibition of artefacts along with supporting notes giving one a very interesting and clear history of the Jewish traditions and the way they lived and worked in the country.

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Tarrytown, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Built in the late 1600's and not 'modernized' with electricity this is a great view into Jewish, and others, life in that time. In addition a great collection of jewish religious items through the centuries. As at most of the museums in Amsterdam the included audio tour is very informative and very well done.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice Synagogue and very well looked after I'd advise to buy the all inclusive ticket which allows access to the Jewish museum and holocaust memorial amongst other things

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Wemeldinge, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting building, you get a podcast guide with lots of information. In this area lies a lot of Jewish history, and the ticket you buy is for 4 different places in the Jewish Cultural Quarter and is valid for a month after first use.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Surprisingly silent area in the centre fo the old town. Amsterdam council took over so much of the old Jewish quarter to build the new theatre, and so much was lost - but this old synagogue survived and you must visit it - note the closing times

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When the King of Spain sent the Jews into exile, many relocated in Amsterdam and built this lovely Synagogue. The building is historic and still in use. Admission is part of the museum card.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the synagogue and the museums are very interesting even for none jewish people. this is one of the oldest synagogue in Holand .

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