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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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Built by the jewish community descendent from Portuguese jews forced to leave the country in the XV century, the building is amazing and full of history. The visit has good... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Built by the jewish community descendent from Portuguese jews forced to leave the country in the XV century, the building is amazing and full of history. The visit has good audioguides, and the interior of the synagogue, though plain and simple inspires serenity and peace.

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Billund, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was a fascinating site in my opinion. I really enjoyed the audio tour and the ability to listen to as much or as little as I wished. This was the first time I've seen a Synagogue set up like a small walled village. Very interesting to visit. There is also a little gift shop.

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Orange Park, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We visited the Synagogue after the end of a WWII/Holocaust tour with HistoryWalks.eu The interior is very plain, but beautiful in its simplicity. The quietness and peaceful atmosphere gave us time to absorb and reflect on the great need for universal tolerance.

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

An eye opener in European history. Beautiful building with easy to read directions for visitors. Not crowded but you could feel the presence of the Sephardic influence in its architecture.

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South Ockendon, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Veyr intersting audiop tour, tickesty also gave us access to four otehr venues so good value for money overall.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the museum and from the moment we entered we met members of the Jewish community who answered our questions and were very welcoming. The synagogue is different from many others I have visited and was super interesting. There are also the treasures of the community that are on display. In the same ticket are included tickets to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The title says it all. I personally wouldn't pay to see in isolation, but 100% worth a visit on a Museumkart for 20min. The jewish museum across the road is more substantial and interesting I found.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed hearing about the synagogues history and how the synagogue functions today. Nice gift shop where I bought a book on the history of Amsterdam's Jewish community. I also appreciated that the descendants of the synagogues original members are still active participants in the Portuguese today I.e. The Pinto family. How do I know this? I saw their names on... More 

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Amsterdam, Nederland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The most beautiful synagoge of Amsterdam. A must see, left totally in the style it was build many centuries ago.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once served a community now more of a government relic. Without a guide it can be difficult to enjoy and appreciate. I wish more signs were available.

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