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Veria's most beautiful area

Barbuta is perhaps the city's most beautiful and cozy area to visit. The Synagogue asks for a small... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Milan, Italy

The synagogue with the Jewish Quarter is worth visiting. One can only imagine what kind of jewish... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Ove S
Jerusalem, Israel
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The Jewish Quarter, Veroia 591 00, Greece
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Barbuta is perhaps the city's most beautiful and cozy area to visit. The Synagogue asks for a small amount to pay for people to enter, I think they should do it for free (its interior is far from being as interesting as the one in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ioans81
Reviewed 15 October 2018

The synagogue with the Jewish Quarter is worth visiting. One can only imagine what kind of jewish life there used to be here. Also the river behind is beautiful.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ove S
Reviewed 17 July 2018

This most interesting building is one of great fascination for Christians and Jews - the young lady who is its curator - guide is most helpful and provided a useful background to its history and sad events in world War II - Any one visiting...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank maplethorpepaul
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Worth a short visit and a tour with history might be offered for €3 pp. The synagogue is situated overlooking the river and has artifacts and historical items. Most of the towns Jews were taken to the camps for extermination with a few escaping up...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Reets7
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Most of the time is closed. If anybody wants to visit, should call the Jewish Community of Thessaloniki and ask for the key or the days is open. The Jewish quarter though is very interesting.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank daisyaza01
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We went to Varia and looked for the Jewish quarter - Barbouta and found the most ancient synagogue in Northern Greece and one of the oldest in all of Europe. The inside has wood carved ceilings and beautiful mosaic tiles.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 11KarenS
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We found it quite difficult to find without help from locals. Only one sign to the Jewish Quarter perhaps 150 m away. The whole area though is very worth finding being quaint buildings in a quiet area of Veroia.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Paul460h
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

It was closed when we went but you can take a cool picture thru the keyhole. Very nice lady was near by neighborhood but didn't speak English so we couldn't communicate.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank 84chevelle
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The whole area is very old and used to be occupied by the Jews in Verea. But it stands as a monument to the many Jews who died during the second world war. Evie gives very informative tours and if you haven't met Pastor Nikos...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 29 October 2016

One of the very few Jewish Synagogues in Greece. Best for a relaxing walk. Surely the place to be when in Veria.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Alexandros M
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Response from Reets7 | Reviewed this property |
We just walked into the synagogue in the morning and a young woman offered us a tour for €3 each or welcomed us to visit on our own. It is quite small, but a tour with the history would be interesting. We read up on our... More
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Response from daisyaza01 | Reviewed this property |
Pls. contact me in Facebook. My name is Daisy Azaria