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I made the wise decision to do a Jewish Walking Tour in Bucharest rather than visit the synagogues on my own. It was a wise decision, my guide LaLa walked me through the old Jewish quarter and explained the Communist method of moving people from...More
Firstly for security you will need your passport.
We enjoyed a very informative visit and enjoyed the take given by the synagogue administrator on the history of the building and a wider view of the Jewish community in Romania.
Well worth a visit
The visit to the Choral Temple was intended to be the highlight of an organized walking tour that we took. The synagogue itself is amazing and definitely worth visiting.
However, the administrator (gabay), who was supposed to provide a history of the synagogue, abused his...More
The Coral temple synagogue has a unique beauty and style
the location includes a big synagogues for Shabat sevices
and a small one every day prayers, the local Rabbi Shabtai is very pleasant person which lead his comunity
With 10 LEI you can visit the sinagogue and have an explanation of hits history.
The guide was speaking a very good English and it was overall interesting.
It is not possible to go around, only ground floor accesible.
It is true, other reviewers have the same concerns. The guards at the front are very weary, and perhaps they should be. It seems that anti-semitism is still quite prevalent there. After explaining the purpose of my visit, in broken Romanian, he stated 10LEI to...More
The synagogue is well restored and the story of it is interesting but you need to be pretty determined to see it. The guy at the entrance did his best to make us feel unwelcome and disuade us from visiting. Then the security guard ranted...More