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Edirne Buyuk Sinagogu

Dilaver Bey Mahallesi, Maarif Caddesi, Edirne 22100, Turkey
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Revival of Jewish Heritage

This the largest Synagogue in Europe and the third largest in the world. It was originally built by... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
Talip K
,
istanbul, Turkey
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Jewish Synagogue

Edirne Jewish Synagogoue has a great past which belongs to 15th century. It was built in 15th... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
kuletgin
,
Kusadasi, Turkey
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Dilaver Bey Mahallesi, Maarif Caddesi, Edirne 22100, Turkey
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

This the largest Synagogue in Europe and the third largest in the world. It was originally built by a decree of the Ottoman Sultan to cater for the religious needs of Jews in Edirne. It was ruined and left on its own for decades. The...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Edirne Jewish Synagogoue has a great past which belongs to 15th century. It was built in 15th century and it has been recently restored. It is one of the most beautiful sights in Edirne down twon worth really visiting. I can recommend anyone who visist...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2017

Edirne was the home of some 20,000 Jews at one time. After the fire in the early 1900s destroyed 13 synagogues, this house of worship was built. In 2015 it was renovated. You can't miss it. It's a bright yellow building in an otherwise muted...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2017

Restored a few years ago this is the best looking sinagog in the country. The inside decorations and ornaments are real pieces of art.

Thank Dogan S
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

Interesting site to visit, rebuilt after all the city's synagogues were burnt. In a quiet part of town, well-guarded entrance.

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Reviewed 21 May 2016

The Grand Synagogue of Edirne is the third largest synagogue in Europe. The restoration of the synagogue started in 2015 and after the completion it was opened as a museum in 2015.

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Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

This place was open on 2016. Restoration is succesfull and it is possible to visit free of charge. There is 3 security in enterence of place this is little bit iritates but it is ok.

Thank Emre D
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Reviewed 1 March 2016

Seemed more like a museum than a working synagogue. Given recent politics, I guess I can see why. Nonetheless well worth a visit.

Thank yasf
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Reviewed 23 January 2016

We stumbled upon this synagogue by accident while taking a walk around the Kaleici district of Edirne. We were completely blown away at the amazing renovation (2014) of this temple that was once completely destroyed and in ruins. It is on a side street, completely...More

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Reviewed 24 November 2015

The Synagogue in Edirne , one of the largest synagogues in Europe and luxurious . Renovations were made in 2013 and now serves as a intersting point topic .

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