Beautiful, well-preserved synagogue (repaired after the flood). Very modest museum as part of the facility.
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This gorgeous structure also includes a Jewish museum with artifacts and a history of the Florence ghettos. The original books, documents and maps were wonderful. You can hear music in some sections of the synagogue. The sanctuary is truly beautiful. Without guides, it's hard to...More
An impressive Building Architecture and Art ' The Firenze Jewish legacy , such building is an evidance about a large community , a wealthy one along centuries , with deep roots in Fierenze , it is possible to combine with the Weg. Kosher Restaurannt nearby
It is worth to see the synagogue, but if you want to learn something about the Jewish history and present of Florence or Judaism in general, this is not the place to go at all. I am quite surprised how dare people open a museum...More
The synagogue is impressive both inside and out. It costs €6.50 to enter. I am still baffled why I had to check my SLR camera, but my point and shoot and phone were both fine to use without flash. The synagogue is in the Sephardic...More
Much smaller dome than the Cathedral purposely made not as large. The municipality did not want a dome to compete with the Duomo. Damaged by the Nazis during the war, and rebuilt, this is a beautiful synagogue.
It is worth arranging for a tour either through the synagogue or through Giovanna Bossi Rosenfeld's Florence Jewish Tours to best understand the events that happened here and to understand the history of Jews in Florence. The structure itself is beautifully restored and worth visiting....More
The sinagogue is worth itself, but the best time to pass by is on Thursdays in Spring o Summer for a brunch or an aperitivo! Brunches are with Jewish intellectuals and aperitivos with concerts. They offer great food in these occasions and you can join...More
The interior of this synagogue is stunning. The moorish architecture style combined with the elaborately decorated interior make this a must see.
The Nazis intended to blow up this synagogue the night before they fled Florence. A neighbor, who apparently had some knowledge of explosives, saw what was being done and disconnected some of the explosives. But he left some intact so that it would sound as...More