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Interesting tour

We took a Jewish Heritage Tour that took us through the synagogue. Andre gave a lively discussion... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
Fred S
West Bloomfield
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Valuable Jewish history lesson

This is the only synagogue in Helsinki and one of two in the country (although the other does not... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
New Jersey
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18 Jul 2018
“Interesting tour ”
2 weeks ago
“They should be ashamed and embrassed”
The Helsinki synagogue (1906) is Modern Orthodox, the building itself of international, eclectic architecture common for 19th century synagogues in Central Europe and England. The building forms part of an interesting final point in the stylistic...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE JEWISH COMMUNITY OF HELSINKI. As a Jewish educator, I always advise my students, when traveling abroad to visit the local synagogue and Jewish community to show solidarity. to experience the local Jewish community. I myself have visited numerous Synagogues around...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

We took a Jewish Heritage Tour that took us through the synagogue. Andre gave a lively discussion about the site and the community.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Fred S
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

This is the only synagogue in Helsinki and one of two in the country (although the other does not offer weekly Shabbat services). Tours are at 2:00 (except on Shabbat). Small fee requested to support security. During the tour learn about how Jews came to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Helsinki Synagogue is an old badly maintained building . There was nobody at the gate and no information posted regarding the hours this place might be open. Ugly neighborhood, no reason to come here.More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank BeachStone2C
Ariel N, Public Relations Manager at Helsinki Synagogue, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Hi, The exterior indeed needs a big renovation and funds are being gathered for it but the project is very expensive. The interior is completely restored to the original and is beautiful, and just that is well worth a visit. Like it says on the...More

Reviewed 3 October 2016

My GF wanted to see this synagogue, and I was curious as well since it's I believe it's the only one in Helsinki, but unfortunately it was closed both days that we went there.

Date of experience: August 2016
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