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Mickve Israel Temple

Monterey Square, 20 East Gordon Street, Savannah, GA 31401
+1 912-233-1547
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Very nice tour where you can learn a lot about the history of the Jewish population in Savannah... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
bethryan20
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Alderson, West Virginia
via mobile
I learned SO much history at this Temple

I loved this tour. The guide knew the history of the Jewish population in Savannah. We had just... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Lynn S
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Savage, Minnesota, United States
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Third oldest congregation and only neo-gothic Jewish sanctuary in the U. S. We offer tours, food festival (last Sunday in October), destination weddings and services every Fri/Sat and holidays. See our website for calendar of events.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Monterey Square, 20 East Gordon Street, Savannah, GA 31401
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very nice tour where you can learn a lot about the history of the Jewish population in Savannah. They are open to all people and any questions you might have.

1  Thank bethryan20
Reviewed 4 days ago

I loved this tour. The guide knew the history of the Jewish population in Savannah. We had just come from a trolley tour and this tour nicely dovetailed with the trolley tour. We saw ancient Torahs and other Jewish heritage artifacts. Highly recommend this tour.

1  Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the tour of the beautiful temple and learned a lot of the history from the 1700s to now. It has the oldest Torah in the United States. Worth the visit.

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our visit here and learning about one of the earliest group of Jews to settle in America. Our guide was knowledgable and welcoming. Stumbled upon this when we were checking out the Mercer House, and noticed what I thought was a beautiful church...More

1  Thank CiaoMarisa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful Gothic synagogue with an interesting story and magnificent Torahs. A real mark in Savannah history!

1  Thank Evelyn B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The 3rd oldest shul in America and the history attached to it is incredible. Letters from many presidents dating back to George Washington and as recent as Obama. Torah scrolls from the 1400's, the Holocaust, and today. Architecture of the 1700's and a new wing...More

1  Thank Langner9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting Savannah and missing out on this beautiful Synagogue would be a shame. My husband and I took the tour with a very informative docent. Learned the fascinating history of this congregation, and learned how much Jewish settlers had contributed to the history of Savannah....More

Thank Julia G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were surprised to find this synagogue in Savannah. Definitely worth your time to stop in and hear the history. The small museum has such interesting artifacts. Nancy was a great tour guide and very knowledgeable about the place.

1  Thank chips118
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unknown jewel among the houses of worship in Savannah. Staff is always friendly and informative. Beautiful temple throughout. The jewel is the history, which is what Savannah is all about. Impressive letters of support from Presidents 1-44.

Thank Brent720
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The last thing I thought I'd find in Savannah was a temple, but it was one of the first things that came up on my TripAdvisor search so I knew I had to visit. It is absolutely beautiful, with an extremely interesting history of the...More

Thank Jessye09
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Carla D
23 May 2017|
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Response from lhglenn | Reviewed this property |
Pictures are allowed.
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mmettlinger
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.
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Loretta M
7 February 2017|
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Yes, she is.
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