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Zhudioska 5, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

Tucked away down one of the alleys with no signs, it's very subtle but worth the effort. The Museum was very interesting and informative, as was the main synagogue. The lady on the door was very helpful.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

The synagogue is beautiful, but not used very much. The museum was informative and interesting. We talked to the gentleman on duty about the Jewish community of Dubrovnik.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CaliforniaEnr
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

By a stroke of luck we arrived today (19th September) and were told the museum and synagogue were both free today only. This is due to a Jewish holiday. The place was nice and I’m glad we had a look around but I have to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank issueskid
Reviewed 11 September 2018

It was underwhelming to see this, the oldest continuing Sephardic Synagogue in Europe, because it was set in a nondescript townhouse on Jewish street, just off Stradun and Luza Square, the main square of the city. I was not hoping to see a grandiose church-like...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Edward R
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

We were horrified by the rudeness of the man working at the door. There is certainly not a Jewish community or Rabbi involved with this establishment (if there is, for shame, especially taking money on Shabbat) and it is no longer a functioning house of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David E
Reviewed 30 August 2018

It doesn't take too long to visit the Synagogue but it is well worth taking the time to have a look around. What struck me is how peaceful this place is given that it's located on quite a busy side street. The inside of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

Hidden in a side street only a short walk from the harbour and up a few steps is this lovely old Sephardi Shul with a museum attached. Well worth a visit

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dennis B
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Tucked a way on Zhudioska (Jew) street is this ancient synagogue. Although a small Jewish community remains, we were advised that services are no longer held. The synagogue is beautiful and defiintely worth a visit. the admission price is a little steep.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 784iral
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Our visit to Dubrovnik's synagogue was fascinating. Many thanks to the lovely young woman who told us about Dubrovnik's Jewish community and the synagogue, including the Ashkenazi and Sfardic influences. We were happy to pay the entrance fee as it helps support the upkeep of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

The synagogue is situated on the northern side of the town. It is no longer active, but retains its features, including ark, bimah and Sephardi-style seating (around the edge, facing the bimah). There is a small museum, and a Judaica shop next door.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from Ivor M | Reviewed this property |
I visited the synagogues in Split and Dubrovnik both without prior notice. The one in Split is a living community and the secretary showed and spoke to us. We made a donation. In Dubrovnik it is now more of a museum with... More
1 July 2015|
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Response from TorontoEh | Reviewed this property |
We had been told the synagogue was closed on Sunday too, but when we visited in early May, it was open.
1 July 2015|
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Response from RobertJE | Reviewed this property |
My recall when I visited in April is that it was closed on both Saturday and Sunday but that may have changed as the opening times vary by season (it closed at 3.30 p.m. when we were there in April but I belive it is open... More