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If a traveler has any interest at all in Jewish culture or history...or Italian culture or... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
Avrumeleh B
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Somers, New York
A magnificent example of a Baroque late 16th C. Italian Synagogue

When visiting friends in Emilia Romagna south of Milano, they took me to Casale Monferrato for a... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
BunclodySen1
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Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

If a traveler has any interest at all in Jewish culture or history...or Italian culture or history...or architecture...or beauty...or any number of other things...this is a MUST SEE. I've seen baroque churches in Italy and Germany, etc. and, undoubtedly they are impressive. But seeing this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Avrumeleh B
Reviewed 27 June 2018

When visiting friends in Emilia Romagna south of Milano, they took me to Casale Monferrato for a day trip, to view the late 16th C. Baroque Synagogue complex. I say 'complex', because in addition to the Synagogue, there is, on display, a very nice Collection...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

This synagogue belongs to the hidden synagogues as built before the emancipation of jews in Italy. Not only it is beautiful but there is a museum that is a must see. Apart from the whole collection of jewish objects depicting the jewish life in Italy...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank nine52
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

When approaching this attraction, you are stunned that the entrance is so plain. Once you are inside you realize how important this building was to the Jewish community. The history of the Sinagoga and the many stories associated with it are extremely interesting. Unfortunately, the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

An amazing synagogue - one of the most exquisite I have ever seen. Its development over the centuries encapsulates Jewish history in Italy. It has been beautifully restored and preserved. We were told that it is used for services only on Yom Kippur, since the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank NahumS
Reviewed 10 May 2017

It is said that the synagogue in Casale is the second most beautiful in the whole of Europe. Now, I don't know what the first most beautiful would be, and haven't seen many in general- but I can say that this synagogue is small but...More

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank Irene N
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This old and glorious synagogue is a must visit. Loaded with history and a special chanukias collection The staff is so connected and committed and wonderful persons Come and appreciate !!

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank abl107
Reviewed 2 August 2016

The synagogue in Casale is one of the most beautiful ones you can find. A travel in time back to the days when more jews were living in Italy and contributing to the society. Call in advance to get the tour in Italian or English.

Date of experience: July 2016
3  Thank DaKe72
Reviewed 19 May 2016

A synagogue in the baroque style from 1595. Its a Jewel . If you are in Milan , Turin, or Genoa you should visit it. Its worth the trip. Its only about an hour s drive. Apening hours are short, so be informed . Friday...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 18 July 2015

Unfortunately the sinagoga is open only on the sunday. This is an important information because you have to forecast your trip taking into consideration the schedule

Date of experience: July 2015
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