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Asmara Synagogue - 2015

The building was very nice from the outside, but unfortunately was closed at the time of my visit... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2015
Steven K
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New York City, New York
Beautiful synagogue in the middle of Asmara

I would have given the synagogue in Asmara 5 stars but it was closed when we visited so we can only... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2015
Awet Y
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London, England, United Kingdom
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Overshadowed by the city's larger Christian and Muslim structures, the Synagogue of Asmara is a beautiful religious building in its own right.
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2 Jun 2015
“Asmara Synagogue - 2015”
27 Jan 2015
“Beautiful synagogue in the middle of Asmara”
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Asmara, Eritrea
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Reviewed 2 June 2015

The building was very nice from the outside, but unfortunately was closed at the time of my visit. The building is apparently open at times, but there was not signage or other indication of when.

1  Thank Steven K
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Reviewed 27 January 2015

I would have given the synagogue in Asmara 5 stars but it was closed when we visited so we can only enjoy its beauty from outside. The synagogue sits amidst a beautiful side street of palm trees in central Asmara, not far from Cinema Impero....More

2  Thank Awet Y
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Reviewed 6 December 2014

I visited with Sami who is the last Jew of Asmara--I say last because a quorum of ten, called ‘minyam,’ is necessary for a real service. I went for the Purim celebration which consists of reading the book of Esther, the story of Moredecai and...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2014

Eritreans are very tolerant and respect all religious facilities. This building is a wonderful testament to the contributions of the Jewish community in Eritrea.

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Reviewed 17 November 2013

The Synagogue is a pretty building. However, it seems to be permanently closed. You cannot go past the locked outer gate.

Thank nicoletraveler
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Reviewed 25 October 2011

Yes, it is there, but open only once a year or so. Rather unimpresive and hard to find, but a testimony to colourful history of Asmara.

Thank Krakonosh
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