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The visit to the Choral Temple was intended to be the highlight of an organized walking tour that we took. The synagogue itself is amazing and definitely worth visiting.
However, the administrator (gabay), who was supposed to provide a history of the synagogue, abused his...More
The Coral temple synagogue has a unique beauty and style
the location includes a big synagogues for Shabat sevices
and a small one every day prayers, the local Rabbi Shabtai is very pleasant person which lead his comunity
With 10 LEI you can visit the sinagogue and have an explanation of hits history.
The guide was speaking a very good English and it was overall interesting.
It is not possible to go around, only ground floor accesible.
It is true, other reviewers have the same concerns. The guards at the front are very weary, and perhaps they should be. It seems that anti-semitism is still quite prevalent there. After explaining the purpose of my visit, in broken Romanian, he stated 10LEI to...More
The synagogue is well restored and the story of it is interesting but you need to be pretty determined to see it. The guy at the entrance did his best to make us feel unwelcome and disuade us from visiting. Then the security guard ranted...More
2 hours of history, architecture, old houses, facts and history of important jewish people living in Romania, a visit to the the jewish museum and the biggest synagogue in Bucharest (The t[Temple) recently renovated ....2 hours are too short and are passing quickly away if...More
The Choral Temple is located a few minutes’ walk from the Old Town of Bucharest, and we had no problem finding it. Its web site states that it is open for services on Saturday, when we visited, but it was clearly closed when we got...More
We went to this Synagogue that has a huge Menorah memorial in front of the building. We had to show valid photo ID to gain entry. The building is Moorish in style and is in beautiful condition. On entering the walls and ceiling are brightly...More