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Neue Synagoge - Centrum Judaicum

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This famous Jewish landmark was damaged both by the Nazis and by Allied bombings, but has been restored to house an exhibition of Berlin's Jewish culture.
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Oranienburger Str. 28 - 30, 10117 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 88028300
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Reviewed 1 week ago

it's amazing that people make it seem that this is an active synagogue. They redid the shell but there is no synagogue inside. I was under the impression that the great synagogue of Berlin was something to see. It doesn't house a Torah it has...More

Thank iritrg
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We visited here on a day dedicated to Jewish life past and present in Berlin. The dome was familiar and very famous because when you see newsreels of crystallnacht there is an indelible image of this synagogue on fire--which incidentally was extinguished by the Berlin...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed September 28, 2018

We visited this synagogue believing that it is a fully restored working place of worship. Externally, it makes quite a statement, built in the mid to late 19th century in the Moorish style as a showpiece synagogue for the Jewish community. Inside, after the expected...More

Thank nickthepod
Reviewed September 15, 2018

I visited the Neue Synagoge in September 2018. This synagogue was set on fire on November 10, 1938 by the Nazis during Kristallnacht. There is a famous photo of the synagogue on fire. Luckily, it has been rebuilt with beautiful domes. It is a little...More

Thank blairkk25
Reviewed September 14, 2018

This old synagogue was destroyed by the Nazis but has now been reconstructed and looks quite nice. Trees along the street partially obscure the view but still can get a decent look from a few vantage points.

Thank KGB777
Reviewed August 21, 2018

I thought it was worth the visit inside. You can see the vibrance of the previous community in Germany, now only a fraction of what it used to be.

Thank shortjewish
Reviewed August 21, 2018

We enjoyed our visit to this museum. The exhibition about the expulsion of the Poles in 1938 was a good reminder of significant events that got buried by other events. The building itself is intriguing, but even more so the stories of those who remember...More

Thank Chileice
Reviewed August 12, 2018

We've visited Berlin numerous times as our son lives here but only recently paid a visit to the Neue Synagogue. The permanent exhibit was very informative and described Jewish life in Berlin the pre war times. We also paid to climb the domb.

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Reviewed August 10, 2018

The Neue Synagogue was one of the highlights of Berlin. I was surprised that this type of structure still remained from the pre-war days, thinking that such places were destroyed. The golden dome can be seen from all over Berlin and is quite a sight....More

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Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

I can't even imagine what it was like to be Jewish during the 1930's and war years on going till 1945 but i have read up about the persecution of the Jews in not just Germany but in most every country they occupied, the fact...More

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