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Irkutsk Synagogue

Karla Libknekhta, 23, Irkutsk 664007, Russia
+7 395 220-91-23
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It’s next to the railway station on the right when you walk out from the exit. It should be about... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
Peggy Y
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Oldest synagogue in Siberia

It is quite a historic building. I visited it several times - before the repair and after it. The... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
alexey2612
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Moscow, Russia
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10 Mar 2018
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13 May 2017
“Oldest synagogue in Siberia”
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Karla Libknekhta, 23, Irkutsk 664007, Russia
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+7 395 220-91-23
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

It’s next to the railway station on the right when you walk out from the exit. It should be about 200 meter sways from the railway station. I am just passing by after pick up from van. The driver don’t speak English at all.

Thank Peggy Y
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Reviewed 13 May 2017

It is quite a historic building. I visited it several times - before the repair and after it. The last time I visited was in June 2016. They did a huge repair work. they opened a balcony which was not visible during my previous visits....More

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Reviewed 24 August 2016

If you are Jewish and would like to visit Irkutsk, you should visit the synagogue. It is a beautiful building and the community is warm and open-hearted. If you don't know the Russian language (like me), you might find it a little hard to communicate,...More

Thank Nickolas D
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

A beautiful building! In the architectural style of the city. Impressive. Looks like a small palace, so it's hard to tell it's a synagogue at first sight.

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Reviewed 20 August 2016

Nothing spectacular about this Synagogue but it is well-maintained and it's nice to see one in such good condition.

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Reviewed 18 July 2016

With a population of less than 5% in this city, the synagogue is a reminder that Russia is a polyglot people. The exterior of the building is well maintained. There is no sign that this building had been anything other than a religious site,

Thank Bonnie H
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Reviewed 1 December 2014

The synagogue is renovated while the historical structure kept. You can see a jewish community that revive now . A community leader rabbi Wagner that manage the small community and bringing the jewish spirite to that place. At the building is a small museum that...More

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