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We would have loved to visit the interior of this synagogue while visiting Cape Town, South Africa, but it was closed. It was early afternoon. If you plan to visit, perhaps they have a website that lists the hours of operation.
The new and the old synagogue are beautiful and the museum depicting the history of the Jewish community in Cape Town was excellent. Staff were friendly and informative; we were fortunate to be there on a day when there were school groups present so we...More
Having traveled to synagogues all over the world this one ranks up there as one of the most beautiful. We were fortunate to have Ben as our tour guide for an hour. Not only did we see the building but he was also a wealth...More
My family and I were met with an over- the-top battering of questions from security team at guard gate. We had our passports as ID as we'd heard that was required. Pictures were taken of the passports. Endless questions were asked and respectfully answered by...More
The exhibits are most professionally and informatively presented giving a fully rounded insight into traditional Jewish customs and ethos.The items on display reflect true and qualitative craftsmanship.
Had the chance to stop by the Synagogue and very much enjoyed it's architectural design. I liked the fact that it looks nothing like the other buildings in the area. A nice place to wonder around for a few minutes.
This is one of the most beautiful synagogues in Cape Town. I got married here some 40 odd years ago. It is an orthodox synagogue which means that the men sit downstairs and the women sit upstairs. Really large and very open and a wonderful...More
Absolute amazing museum of the Jewish community in Cape Town. The museum takes you through the Jewish influence on the start of the colony in South Africa. They were the first bankers, entrepreneurs, doctors and accountants that assisted in building the economy in Cape Town....More
I would suggest you call when you get to Cape Town to confirm. In general the synagogue and museum are open from 10 till 5 Sunday through Thursday. It closes early on Fridays and is not open on Saturdays at all. It is also... More
I would suggest you call when you get to Cape Town to confirm. In general the synagogue and museum are open from 10 till 5 Sunday through Thursday. It closes early on Fridays and is not open on Saturdays at all. It is also not open on any of the Jewish holidays