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Ancienne Synagogue Les Halles

Strasbourg, France (Petite France Nord Ouest)
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Ranked #55 of 62 Attractions in Strasbourg
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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323 reviews 323 reviews
65 attraction reviews
452 helpful votes 452 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Although no remains of the synagogue stand at the site, the commemorative plaque and three large photos of the former synagogue (from outside, inside and while it was being destroyed) put you in a solemn mood. The photos show a truly beautiful building. It is an eerie feeling when one contemplates the destruction perpetrated and also the creative and destructive... More

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Strasbourg, Alsace, France
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

The mall is getting very old, and is not very attractive anymore. The building it's in is particularily ugly.

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Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2010

I understand the sentiment of the reviewer, but the truth is there is absolutely nothing to see here. The monument consists of a simple plaque crammed between a busy tram stop and a shopping centre. It shouldn't even be an item on the "Things to do" list for Strasbourg. If you are going to Place Les Halles for the shopping... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2008

This is a simple Tram stop that will stop you in your tracks if you take a moment to think about what the monument means. There is a black granite bench here with gold letters that remind us that it was here that once stood a Jewish Synagogue burned by the Nazis on September 12.1943. Not much fanfare, but a... More

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