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Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico

Via Giuseppe la Farina 4, 50132, Florence, Italy
+39 055 245252
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This synagogue, one of the largest in Europe, was built between 1874 and 1882 in eclectic Moresque style by architects Marco Treves, Mariano Falcini,Vincenzo Micheli. The museo was set up on 1982 in the same building to display ritual objects, dating from XVI to XX Centuries and documentation regarding the history of the community. In the new section on 2007 was set up a room devoted to the memorial of contemporary history included the Shoa.
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Via Giuseppe la Farina 4, 50132, Florence, Italy
Santa Croce
+39 055 245252
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful, well-preserved synagogue (repaired after the flood). Very modest museum as part of the facility.

Thank Allan H
Reviewed 7 May 2017

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

1  Thank MnM2
Reviewed 6 May 2017

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

Thank ami m
Reviewed 1 May 2017

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

1  Thank Ágnes K
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

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

Thank cflum
Reviewed 20 April 2017

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.

Thank alanjgreenhalgh
Reviewed 19 April 2017

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

Thank HistoryWonk
Reviewed 12 April 2017

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

1  Thank Isadora B
Reviewed 28 March 2017

The interior of this synagogue is stunning. The moorish architecture style combined with the elaborately decorated interior make this a must see.

Thank nyctravellingwoman
Reviewed 20 March 2017

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

Thank mortsemails
Santa Croce
Stop and stare at the beauty and symmetry of the
Basilica of Santa Croce any time day or night.
Unraveling around it are a number of architectural and
artistic masterpieces, from the Synagogue to the
Central National Library. As a hub for young people,
the area gets busy with people who want to have fun: a
continuous flow of tourists and locals become animated
by songs and dances.
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Jill R
Hi- do we need to go online and purchase tickets in advance for the synagogue or can we just show up during open hours and buy tickets at that time? Thank you
23 June 2017|
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Response from filtuscany | Reviewed this property |
no need to book in advance.
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We are planning a visit to Florence in October. We are interested in attending holiday services at the Sinagoga. Can you give me some information about holiday hours and services?
28 April 2017|
Response from HistoryWonk | Reviewed this property |
Their website had lots of good information: "SYNAGOGUE – This is an Orthodox Synagogue. We have services on Sabbath and holidays. On Saturday morning the Synagogue is open from 8.45 a.m. until 11.45 a.m.- Following services... More