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Synagogue of Saint Mary the White

Calle Reyes Catolicos 4, 45002 Toledo, Spain
+34 925 22 72 57
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Calle Reyes Catolicos 4, 45002 Toledo, Spain
+34 925 22 72 57
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was build as a synagogue by Muslim designers and builders and then was transformed into a Christian church before becoming the museum it is today.

Thank seafare74
Reviewed 5 days ago

Okay, Toledo (pronounced Toe-láy-doe) is, after all, the city of three religions: Hebrew, Muslim, Christianity. How does that explain a synagogue named after a saint? The name “Santa María la Blanca” literally means Saint Mary the White, the structure originally known as Ibn Shushan Synagogue,...More

Thank DeanMurphy2020
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a small and simple building. On the inside it is a small area divided in 3 by 2 sets of columns. The interest of this museum lies on having been a Synagogue built by Muslims (who´s architecture prevailed in the building) that after...More

Thank happyjaveller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After the ostentation that is the cathedral the old synagogue which was altered by Christians and now bears only one Star of David is s beautiful and serene space

Thank Judy T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting synagogue which was altered to become a Catholic Church . Amazing architecture and atmosphere.

Thank wendyarmitage2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Check out at least one of the two major synagogues in Toledo - As I posted earlier don't use the Red Bus -- take a cab which is under 6 Euros and most of the sites are close together -- than take a cab to...More

Thank HonestMcHonest
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting to see this historical building,it combines Jewish and Christian synagogue and church. The tickets are so expensive.

Thank nitka
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place to visit. You will love to see the Synagogue and know to history behind it. The lane towards it is also good to walk.

Thank Abhijit S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an important historical building but there is really not too much to actually see and the does not appear to be much written guide materials Quite a short visit

Thank Thefunkygibbons
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting to see the combination of the Jewish and Christian synagogue and church. Beautiful floor and ceilings.

Thank AvW12345
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What are the hours it is open?
10 March 2017|
Response from CWGSperth | Reviewed this property |
I think it is 10:00 - 17:30 and maybe 18:30 in warmer/hot months No sure about public holidays like Christmas
For those that rated this a poor or terrible, is it because of lack of information, the price, or not as pretty as some of the other places visited?
18 March 2016|
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Response from Johnnixon100 | Reviewed this property |
There is almost nothing to see and it has no atmosphere or sense of history.