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Maghain Aboth Synagogue

Address: 24/26 Waterloo St, Singapore 187950, Singapore
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Ranked #181 of 278 Attractions in Singapore
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
Owner description: Learn about Singapore’s early Jewish settlers at the Maghain Aboth Synagogue. Constructed in 1878...
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Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
Owner description: Learn about Singapore’s early Jewish settlers at the Maghain Aboth Synagogue. Constructed in 1878, the Maghain Aboth, which means Shield of Our Fathers, is the oldest Jewis building in Southeast Asia.

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Byron Bay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Be sure to make an appointment at this high security complex but worth a visit to see the old synagogue as well as the museum explaining how it was built

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

If you are Jewish, and love praying , this is the most comfortable and beautiful Synagogue to go to. I enjoy going there on Shabbat . It's one of the best things that makes me happy . All the people there are warm and friendly . I just love praying in that Synagogue. So if you are a Jewish tourist,... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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21 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

This place was in the Trip advisor as one of the place to visit. But when I went there, the guard at the entrance told me that only Jewish people are allowed. So, even if you are a Catholic or Christian you cannot enter. Please take note of this.

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