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Address: Calle de los Judios 20, 14004 Cordoba, Spain
Phone Number: 957-20-29-28
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The Synagogue of Córdoba, you will find in the heart of the narrow streets of the Jewish Quarter of Cordoba, and is unique in Andalusia region, but also one of the three best... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The Synagogue of Córdoba, you will find in the heart of the narrow streets of the Jewish Quarter of Cordoba, and is unique in Andalusia region, but also one of the three best preserved medieval synagogues in the whole of Spain. According to the inscriptions found in the building, it was built between the years 1314 and 1315, and was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Built in 1315, the Sinagoga de Córdoba is one of three surviving synagogues and the only one in the historic Jewish Quarter of Córdoba. It was built in the mujahar style with a courtyard and a hallway, followed by the prayer room. On the eastern side of the hall is a staircase that leads to the women's gallery that overlooks... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Not much has been maintained of Jewish life in Spain but the synagogue is an important reminder of a past poorly documented.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

After the Reconquista, Jews in Spain were offered Christian conversion or expulsion. Many converted, but the descendants of the converts were then subjected to the persecution of the Inquisition. Finally, in 1492, the Jews of SPain were expelled by the Catholic monarchs. If you know before the terrible history of religious persecution, seeing this small surviving synagogue is fairly profound.

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

It doesn't take long to visit this small 14th C. synagogue but it's worth a stop as you're traversing the Street of the Jews. It is one of three synagogues that are preserved in Spain. It is built in the Mudejar style with a small square room, a balcony for the women and with Hebrew writing on the upper walls.... More 

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somerville, ma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

For anyone who knows and understands what happened to the Jewish community during the Inquisition, it is really important to visit this synagogue, one of only three in Spain that survives. It is a modest building that once served as the spiritual home for a vibrant community.

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Rabat, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

A plaque proclaims that there are only 3 historic synagogues left in Spain. This tiny gem is one of them. It was taken over by merchants and then monks until repairs uncovered Hebrew-language plaster work. The place has been lovingly restored and will make for a quick and delightful visit!

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Granada, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

For European citizens the entrance is free, other don't pay much neither. the interior is nearly empty, but there are some rests of the old wall decorations and a good explanation/translation of the Hebrew verses on the walls. In my opinion, the place misses some documentation of the historical events (expulsion of Jews from Spain etc) and therefore leaves a... More 

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Guildford, Surrey, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

As EU citizens we were not charged an admission fee. Having visited the magnificent synagogues of Prague and Toledo (the latter with a well-stocked bookshop when we were there some years ago) I was not sure what to expect, and it is true that as a small structure this is perhaps more for those with an interest in Sephardic history... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Not for every taste, this place is more about the history of it than the architecture, so many people might find boring. Recommended!

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Address: Calle de los Judios 20, 14004 Cordoba, Spain
Phone Number: 957-20-29-28
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Cordoba  >  Cordoba

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