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Very peaceful, light and airy

This is likely an unusual place to visit but I wanted to visit here, along with the the gGeek... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
karenponholiday
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Chepstow, United Kingdom
Peaceful Place

The history surrounding this Sinagoga was shared by helpful guides. There was a feeling of unity... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
Travelwestport
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Alexandria, Virginia
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Strada Poarta Schei 29 | 5 min from Piata Sfatului, Brasov 500020, Romania
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Reviewed 19 December 2018

Very interesting: at renovation in the place of glazing from windows that were destroyed by legionaries ... every window shows a city in Israel

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

This is likely an unusual place to visit but I wanted to visit here, along with the the gGeek orthodox, roman catholic and lutheran churches - all religious callings! It didn't disappoint and I was struck but the peace whilst in there, the stained glass...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank karenponholiday
Reviewed 5 December 2018

open 9-16 mon-fri. if the door is closed go to the office in front and they'll open for you. the kosher restaurant(shalom) near by feeds daily pupils from the German school (!?).interesting architecture interior and exterior and in the square the holocaust memorial.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bernard v
Reviewed 24 November 2018

The Brasov Synagogue is most definitely one of the most interesting sites to visit if you are passionate about the Jewish Heritage of Transylvania. Just a stone throw away from the main square this place comes alive once you go inside. Nora, the local custodian...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

The history surrounding this Sinagoga was shared by helpful guides. There was a feeling of unity and peace.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

I have never been to a synagogue before. It was very interesting to visit. On the outside looks nice, on the outside it looks like a church but without icons or crosses. There were many people there visiting, mostly germans. I do not understand why...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Katy E
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Beautiful synagogue with some unusual features. Great state of preservation. virtually no Present Romanian congregation. Services attended on shabbat morning is performed by traveling haverim around the world.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JonathanW3493
Reviewed 18 September 2018

A worthwhile visit to a historial religious monument that survived the 2nd World War and Holocaust. Attached in a kosher cafe and possibility to purchase Challot on Fridays and to book places to eat in the kosher restaurant.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Robert K
Reviewed 15 September 2018

We visited the Synagogue although it was closed and it had gates so we had to settle for a photo between the bars. Synagogues are something I still feel I haven't encountered that often and so the architecture still really grabs my attention.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Chelsea B
Reviewed 24 August 2018

It is an interesting building, an interesting synagoge, nice renovated. If you are in Brasov it is worth to visit it.

Date of experience: July 2018
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There is a website called inyourpocket, according to which it is closed on Sundays.
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