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THE SYNAGOGUE IS TEMPORARLY CLOSED FOR WORKS Visit the temporary exhibition of the synagogue's estate from December 20, 2017 in the Cultural Complex of Levada (João Carlos Everard street). We apologize for the inconvenience caused.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Rua Dr. Joaquim Jacinto, 73 | The synagogue has been renovated and is now open for visitors, Tomar 2300-577, Portugal
It is very interesting to find those few traces of Judaism in Portugal where once more than 30% of the population were Jewish.this tiny synagogue has been restored to its finest and within a few days I was told also the adjacent Mikva will be...More
The synagogue in Tomar was in use in the 13th century and after the expulsion of the Jews from Portugal in 1496 it went through many different functions as storage house, city prison and church. Today it has been restored and is a synagogue with...More
It was sad to see this Synagogue since most of the Jews have left this place or passed on. The gentleman in charge of the Synagogue was very informative and gave us a history of this place. It is small, but well maintained.
This very preserved synagogue was built in the years 1430-1460, and served as a synagogue only a few years, until Don Manuel's decree was issued in 1497 obligating all Jews to convert. It was declared a national site in 1921.
Response from morvenchurchmen | Reviewed this property |
Hello. Yes, the original site is now open for visits and the work inside has been completed. I imagine it will be closed on Mondays (so many places are in Tomar). Sorry for the delay replying. Enjoy your visit!