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Reviewed today

Amazing restoration of a significant cultural and historical building. A lasting tribute to a culture nearly lost during the inquisition. Take a guided tour here to learn the miraculous story of this building and the community it served.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MagTravels
Reviewed yesterday

If you want to understand part of Spain history , not just the Jewish part of it, this is where in one place you can start to grasp what has the region gone through

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Arie S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a gentile I do not think that I have been inside any synagogue. This is a wonder. Both my ignorance and the opportunity. We were are awestruck. Further ... The wi-fi guide is super as it explains the Sephardic language. The guides toss Sephardic...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LorenzoelJefe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another reminder of what once was, which is worth visiting and remembering. Decent descriptive information in the rooms, however in most cases not in English. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SkyeBlueWaters
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The main room has a beautiful wood ceiling and some other architectural features. Better signage including English would have helped the museum portion make more sense, especially for non-Jews. The archeological dig site was small but interesting. The restrooms were convenient and popular.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JP-in-MD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The architecture and woodwork of this synagogue are full of character and detail which seem intimately available even to the casual visitor. It is a work of art. It is an important bonus that the building also tells the story of the vivid Sephardic tradition....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Richard_D_North
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Well preserved and with very good explanation signs. You learn about the Jewish culture and the Sefardi Spanish Jews. The visit takes less than 1 hour and cost 3 Euro per person.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DamianO157
Reviewed 30 November 2018

This is the more interesting of the two Synagogues in Toledo although both are worth seeing if you have the time. There were some interesting artifacts in the museum but very little of the information was in English. I think a revamp of the museum...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jbg74
Reviewed 28 November 2018

This is a stunning renovation/reconstruction of a pre-expulsion synagogue, which overwhelms as you enter from the ticket office. It is by far the most interesting of the very limited number of Jewish sites to visit in Toledo and a credit to those who undertook the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MrSnappit
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

A very interesting place with a good museum explaining the history of the Jewish community of Toledo. The roof is amazingly well preserved as it’s in wood. a good hour is needed to take in this historic building. Check opening hours and remember entrance is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from jeffdelallo | Reviewed this property |
Hello Raphael, Check my review of Christina Ferra. She is lovely and enthusiastic. She will tailor your tour to your preferences. Cheers, Jeff
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It is noted on their website under the link visit- I copied hours below Summer: From 1st April – 30th September. Tuesdays – Saturdays, 9.30am – 7:30 pm. Winter: From 1st October – 31st March. Tuesdays – Saturdays, 9.30am... More
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Response from Lanxlad | Reviewed this property |
The hours are on the website, closed Mondays, and open only half a day, or so, on Sundays and holidays. It is a lovely old building and worth the visit. The museum is interesting too on the upper floor. It's one of only... More
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