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3 Jun 2018
“Wonderful Restoration ”
27 Nov 2017
“A lovely synagogue”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
| Mellah of Essaouira, Essaouira, Morocco
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

We visited this real treasure, we were given a guided tour by a gentleman, who explained that his wife usually does the tour. The Synagogue has been beautifully restored , it is still an active Synagogue. There is two small women’s rooms on two levels...More

Thank Christine W
Reviewed 5 May 2018

We enjoyed looking at the rabbi’s rooms and the synagogue . The giide was ‘free’ but tip expe ted and the explanation was limited at nest

Thank hilltopOxon
Reviewed 28 November 2017

There was a great caretaker, and he showed us around. It is well kept. A definite stop if you want to see synagogues.

Thank lisa c
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We passed on a number occasions and the wee man wasn't there. But with perseverance we passed just as another family were being led in. The synagogue is within a traditional home and has the history on display and the 'guide' offered further insights into...More

Thank sisterraysaid
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We just stumbled across this little gem exploring the back streets of the Medina. Seemingly in the middle of nowhere. A nice caretaker happy to show you around. It has the original Torah, and a newer one as well. Definately worth popping in to see.

Thank Brett A
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I was so happy to visit this synagogue that is the symbol of sharing life even if u are not in islam in a muslim country. I was so happy to visit it and i really enjoy this riad sinagogue house

Thank WaveDanceMorocco
Reviewed 11 November 2016

It was my second visit here, but this time it has a special context. My visit was on holiest Jewish holiday Yom Kippur. Once huge Jewish comunity where this synagogue was a spiritual centre is now empty, even on highest holiday....so sad....at least i prayed...More

Thank Tomi V
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

We wandered through the derelict and partially cleared wasteland of the Jewish corner to find this lone example of a previously busy community. A local chap p'd irreverently against its wall (so sad too) and we entered to find it staffed by the old Jewish...More

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Beautifully restored synagogue in Jewish quarter (Mellah) of old city Essaouira. Entrance via small lane from the west, main table with name of the synagogue was on the floor, as many surrounding building just fall down, others were destroyed by time, salt from the ocean......More

1  Thank Tomi V
Reviewed 21 October 2015

We stumbled on this synagogue, thinking that it really didn't exist any more and was in ruin. However, we saw signs and although it was closed (despite saying it would be open) a couple of times when we passed, we found it open on the...More

Thank betteskid
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