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Remuh Synagogue (Synagoga Remuh)

ul. Szeroka 40, Krakow 31-053, Poland
+48 12 429 57 35
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This small Renaissance synagogue (circa 1557) is named after the famous writer and philosopher Moses Isserles (aka Rabbi Remu'h) and still holds regular services for the small Jewish community in the city.
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good41%
  • Average22%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
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“wailing wall” (6 reviews)
“grave markers” (2 reviews)
“buried here” (2 reviews)
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ul. Szeroka 40, Krakow 31-053, Poland
Kazimierz
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+48 12 429 57 35
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1 - 10 of 72 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the best Jewish cemeteries I have been to any where. They are currently doing renovations. I love how they have metal covers over the tombstones to protect them. There is a wall towards the back where they have placed the tombstones...More

Thank Nina1940
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Another one of the small, but beautiful synagogues in the Jewish Quarter. There is the Jewish Cemetery next to the building. Your admission ticket to the synagogue is also for the cemetery.

Thank W-Hartford_CT
Reviewed 22 September 2017

After paying 10 zt (about $3), I saw a plain room with a low scaffold across it and two construction workers, and construction debris all over the area near the scaffold. Do not waste your time and money on this construction site! I am shocked...More

Thank A M
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This historic synagoge is open and they charge money to get in although it is a construction-site inside and outside. They dont tell you that when you pay. Not worth a visit!

1  Thank Kim J
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

If your visiting the Jewish Quarter ( kazimierz District) chances are that you will visit Ul Szeroka ( Szeroka Street ) and you will find this very historically important and active synagogue. This is a beautiful synagogue ,there's been a synagogue on this site since...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 26 August 2017

A delight to see such an old and still operating Synagogue. The cemetery with its wall of broken and unidentified headstones is very moving. We really enjoyed our visit.

Thank loy12321
Reviewed 16 August 2017

On 9 August 2017 we visited the Jewish Quarter at Krakow. One of the places we wanted to visit was the Remuh Synagogue and Cemetery. We liked both places but mainly the cemetery with all the old Jewish graves that were unearthed after the Nazis...More

Thank Luis P
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Entrance fee to the Synagogue and cemetery was 10 Zlotys. It is a popular synagogue with visitors. Early morning visited is recommended. The interior is small with a beautiful decorated ceiling. It was an experience for me as I have never been in a synagogue...More

Thank Moses P
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Great place but you would definitely need a guide who can explain everything. It is still used for rituals so it is not a museum (as the Old Synagogue).Great wall, great bima, great aron-ha-kodesh, great rituals, wonderful cementary - but you still need someone who...More

1  Thank Adrianna Karoli... M
Reviewed 18 July 2017

I don't consider myself an ignorant person, its obvious that people still pray here so I didn't go inside, when I asked for and which are quietly readily available to have for a scarf to cover my head I was met with verbal abuse.. what...More

Thank cazzieibell
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