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Mickve Israel Temple

Monterey Square, 20 East Gordon Street, Savannah, GA 31401
+1 912-233-1547
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Great guided tour.

So glad we stopped in here. The history of the Jews in Savannah and the synagogue were fascinating... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Lexington, Kentucky
Fabulous historic building

Wonderful visit with knowledgeable guide, Tony, who made the tour interesting and informative. A... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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The third oldest Jewish congregation and the only neo-gothic Jewish sanctuary in the U. S. We offer tours that include our historic sanctuary and museum with many historic artifacts including two Torahs written in the 1400's (probably the oldest in the U.S.), a Jewish food festival (last Sunday in October), destination weddings and services every Friday, Saturday and holidays. See our website for calendar of events.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“jewish history” (71 reviews)
“gothic style” (32 reviews)
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Monterey Square, 20 East Gordon Street, Savannah, GA 31401
+1 912-233-1547
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Reviewed 4 days ago

So glad we stopped in here. The history of the Jews in Savannah and the synagogue were fascinating. Definitely recommend this tour

1  Thank Avelave
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wonderful visit with knowledgeable guide, Tony, who made the tour interesting and informative. A must see for all interested in history of religion in America.

1  Thank Diane1329
Reviewed 1 week ago

After watching a short video a member of the temple explained the history of the people who started the temple in 1733. He was very knowledgeable and gracious as he answered everyone's questions. there is also a museum detailing the history of the temple.

1  Thank emiglia2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Docent Ms. Harris guided us through the beautifully-designed synagogue, explaining the attention to detail used by the designer/builder of this stunning edifice. The tour began with an audio, which included beautiful Canting, accompanied by (unusually), the gorgeously-sounding pipe organ. The six resident Torahs were displayed,...More

1  Thank Ronald J B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I always try to include Jewish attractions on trips. I could have skipped this one! Nothing really interesting about it.

1  Thank Maf2525
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful temple. Tour guide was very knowledgeable and museum room was a nice addition. Interesting history of the temple.

Thank D B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was well worth the stop. Beautiful building; rich in history. The people there were very welcoming.

Thank landc2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a few miles away from this synagogue. We enjoy been here everyone was so kind. Unfortunately we could not get there for Shabbat. But next time we will. It is a must seen place if you visit Savannah.

Thank Ariel S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful tour of the history of the Jewish settlers in Savannah. Many unique artifacts can be seen.

Thank LhrbrgrFam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we actually did a Jewish walking tour of Columbia with Orlando as our guide It was wonderful. The synagogue was quite special and we attending the Friday night service as well.. Worth a visit

Thank Shirlylane
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Carla D
23 May 2017|
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Response from lhglenn | Reviewed this property |
Pictures are allowed.
3 April 2017|
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Response from Debber61 | Property representative |
We are not open on Sundays for tours, please call the office 912-233-1547 for more information.
Loretta M
7 February 2017|
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Response from Debber61 | Property representative |
Yes, she is.