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Kharkov Synagogue

Address: 12 Pushkinskaya Street, Kharkiv 61057, Ukraine
Phone Number: 38 57 731 35 26
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Ranked #17 of 65 Attractions in Kharkiv
Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

As an Israeli I could not skip to visit the Synagogue. When I visit Synagogues around the world I feel home and that warm feeling rises my spirit even though I don't consider myself religious. And yes, it is also beautiful place full of history...

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Istanbul, Turkey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2012

Magnificent building with one of the highest dome I`ve ever seen. Gives a hint of the history of Jewish community in Kharkiv. Very good preserved by today`s community. Visitors welcomed by smiling faces.

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London, England, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

Worth visiting. The synagogue has been refurbished, visitors are welcomed. My husband and I have even received a tour from a local rebbe.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2008

The main active Synagogue of Kharkov. Originally built before the communist revolution of 1917, the temple was used as a sports centre during the Soviet years. Jewish community of Kharkov (roughly 30 thousand people) managed to get the synangogue back after the Independence of Ukraine. Since then the Chabad Lubavitch movement has made the place home for lots of religious... More 

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