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Plymouth Synagogue

Synagogue Chambers Catherine Street, Plymouth PL1 2AD, England
+44 7753 267616
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Visited on a wet day but not particularly impressed

I would not rate this Too badly but it was not my idea of interesting but I expect many would find... read more

Reviewed today
Nosmo2018
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Bagshot, United Kingdom
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Friend of mine is custodian of the synagogue and leads a very informative tour of the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Synagogue Chambers Catherine Street, Plymouth PL1 2AD, England
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Reviewed today

I would not rate this Too badly but it was not my idea of interesting but I expect many would find it of interest but not for me.even on a wet afternoon

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Reviewed yesterday

Friend of mine is custodian of the synagogue and leads a very informative tour of the synagogue.This place is well worth a visit even if your not Jewish

Thank Scott G
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very interesting tour of building and it's facilities.Coffee provided and in depth talk about the synagogue and it's history

Thank Philip P
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Reviewed 6 days ago

What a beautiful little synagogue,a gem of a place, hidden away in the middle of Plymouth! We enjoyed a thorough tour and history of it, given by the Custodian, Jerry Sibley who's knowledge knows no bounds! We will definitely return. We recommend this to anyone...More

Thank satisfaction2012
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not sure really what I can say that's not already been said. I wasn't entirely sure what to expect but having read so many glowing reviews decided to arrange a visit myself and was definitely not disappointed. Was here for two hours - I'd consider...More

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Reviewed May 15, 2018

Visited today and found it fascinating, this tour was relating to the WW1 Jewish battalions which were raised in Plymouth and made up from many Jewish men from various parts of the world. Jerry is a really interesting guide with many fascinating anecdotes. The synagogue...More

1  Thank ageena
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Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went on a tour of the synagogue for Plymouth History month and thoroughly enjoyed it. There is nothing else to say about the guide Jerry that hasn’t been said here before: he is equally informative and entertaining and never dull! He...More

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Reviewed May 14, 2018

We visited the Synagogue, which is situated close to St Andrews Church, as part of the Plymouth History Month and it was a very enjoyable two and a half hours. Jerry, the custodian, gave a very informative and well balanced presentation. He told us about...More

2  Thank Antony B
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Reviewed May 10, 2018

I was one of the four friends that Carolyn (the previous reviewer) talked about and again I found the tour extremely interesting. Jerry, our guide, was really knowledgeable about the history of this Synagogue and the Jewish religion and his enthusiasm was passed onto us,...More

2  Thank Janice B
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Reviewed May 10, 2018

As it is Plymouth History Month, three friends and I decided to take advantage of the tour and talk of The Synagogue today. Our guide was Jerry who was excellent, even though he does not follow this faith his knowledge of the subject is impressive....More

2  Thank Carolyn W
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Dianne M
September 23, 2016|
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Response from Jacandhow | Reviewed this property |
If you go onto the Shul's website by googling it. you will find Jerry's email address or mobile. He will answer you more or less straight away via email and make arrangements to give you a tour. I hope you enjoy it as much... More
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Robert H
September 26, 2015|
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Response from Jerry S | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Visiting the Synagogue for a tour is arranged by appointment with Jerry. This can be done by; Phone, Text or Email (via the web site) which you will find at the top right of the trip advisor page or look for the review of... More
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ChasC_12
August 21, 2015|
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Response from Jerry S | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Dwindling congregation and the reasons for it doesn't really have a bearing on visiting the Synagogue. The Synagogue is open for visitors and worshippers alike, If you would like to visit and know more about the building... More
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