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Hurva Synagogue

89 Ha-Yehudim, Jerusalem 9751909, Israel
+972 2-626-5922
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Since its original construction in 1700 by the followers of Rabbi Judah, the Hurva has been been destroyed twice in order to weaken the presence of Jews in the Old City. The Hurva tells the story of the rebirth and renewal of the Jewish community in the Old City of Jerusalem. The site features a massive ark, and an amazing 360 degree view of the Old City from the observation deck.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“jewish quarter” (22 reviews)
“degree view” (3 reviews)
“audio tour” (5 reviews)
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89 Ha-Yehudim, Jerusalem 9751909, Israel
+972 2-626-5922
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a very nice tour at this synagogue. Was a bit scary to be so high up! Beautiful view from the balcony.

Thank Judy M
Reviewed 4 August 2017

The synagogue with the audio tour was very interesting. The 360 degree views of Jerusalem from the top was beyond words!

Thank diverLancaster_PA
Reviewed 19 July 2017

In the Jewish quarter of Jerusalem the Hurva Synagogue is in the centre. Up to the 1990'ies the building was almost a ruin (Hurva in Hebrew), but it was rebuilt and is now one of the most beautiful new buildings in Jerusalem. It is in...More

Thank Lars M
Reviewed 18 July 2017

A definite stop when in the Old City of Jerusalem. Spectacular synagogue with beautiful colors and aerial views of Old City, as well as interesting history.

Thank 482JamesS482
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

The Hurva Synagogue is a restored Synagogue in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City. For a nominal fee you can see the inside of the building and take the elevator to an observation circle overlooking the interior, and well as great views outside of...More

Thank stuartled
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Only took about 20 minutes to see the synagogue with audio guide included. Great view from roof of the Jewish quarter. New and modern synagogue. Not sure if I would pay for this site though if not included in the "nine attractions for 100 NIS"...More

Thank christy1030
Reviewed 4 July 2017

I was a student in Jerusalem in the 1990s and remember when this building really was a ruin (which is what Hurva means in Hebrew). It has been magnificently restored. The place has a spiritual aura to it that you cannot help but feel. The...More

Thank gefilte63
Reviewed 29 June 2017

The architect and his team rebuilt this piece of history based on extensive research and successfully resurrected a magnificent house of worship. A must for all tourist. Huge amount to explore in the surrounding areas. Always a fun and meaningful experience. Lots of great eateries...More

Thank Elana G
Reviewed 21 June 2017

THey destroyed this synagogue twice and it was rebuilt three times. It is lovely and has a great view.

Thank bejenin
Reviewed 2 June 2017

In the middle of the Old City, rebuilt ancient synagogue. I have never been there for services. Open for visitors during the day.

Thank Bykoffs
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15 September 2017|
Response from 482JamesS482 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. No idea. Suggest their website.
14 April 2017|
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Response from worldsosweet | Reviewed this property |
You don't actually go into the sanctuary you view it from above - unless you are going to pray - so I think that would be alright.
19 November 2015|
Response from FussyTraveler99 |
Typo-- DOESN'T come up on Google search....