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Nice synagogue

I visited alot of synagogues in the world. This one is really nice. I heard that there is quite a... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2018
Denis L
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Fortunate Timing to Visit this Beautiful Synagogue

We walked from the Spalentor into the Old Town and passed the Jewish History Museum. We asked... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2017
GPBurdell67
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Atlanta, GA
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Jun 2, 2018
“Nice synagogue”
Sep 25, 2017
“Fortunate Timing to Visit this Beautiful Synagogue”
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Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

I visited alot of synagogues in the world. This one is really nice. I heard that there is quite a big Jewish community in Basel.

Thank Denis L
Reviewed September 25, 2017

We walked from the Spalentor into the Old Town and passed the Jewish History Museum. We asked several people near its entrance if it was possible to visit the synagogue, which is several blocks away. One of the men happened to work in security for...More

Thank GPBurdell67
Reviewed April 28, 2017

I was very fortunate on the day of my visit as I inquired about possibly seeing the interior on the Synagogue. Well it was just my lucky day as Schammes, Mr. Goldstein, saw my interest in the Synagogue and interrupted his lunch to give me...More

1  Thank FormerCaliBoy
Reviewed June 13, 2016

We combined this with a visit to the Spalentor City Gate a couple blocks away. Synagogue is a nice looking building but you can only access via a prearranged tout. There is also a kosher restaurant on the back right hand side we didn't try.

Thank chitownsam
Reviewed May 8, 2016

You have to walk through silent streets of Basel to reach this synagogue. The synagogue isn't something very special or fascinating but its in walk distence to the botanic park, so it's worth a look.

Thank Ege T
Reviewed December 15, 2015

I had the chance to get a guided tour this summer and see the synagogue from the inside - an absolutely stunning experience and so interesting! If you want to learn more about the Jewish culture and life in Basel it's definitely worth inquiring about...More

Thank SophieElisabeth_L
Reviewed February 18, 2013

Located on Leimenstrasse. Daily services begin 6:45 AM. Efficient minyan; reliable. You must enter from the side street where there is a gate. Next door is a kosher meat restaurant. On the same street, across the street, some two blocks towards Steinenring, there is a...More

3  Thank davidtova
Reviewed June 4, 2012

Worth visiting, especially for a view on the river.

Thank Marina_Ivashina
Reviewed April 21, 2012

If you want to see one of the most beautiful synagogues, this I the place to visit. If you are lucky, the Shammes of the community has time to show it to you during working hours, he is the nicest person! Or you can book...More

12  Thank FCB-CH-Meister
Reviewed January 19, 2012

Visit it, think, feel, and be quiet for a moment

1  Thank Enairam D
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Marleneb
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Hello Marleneb, See my previous answer to mscadeau above. You may have to click on show all answers under her post for this same question.
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Response from FormerCaliBoy | Reviewed this property |
Hello mscadeau, I would guess to guarantee a tour you would need to call or email them directly. I was fortunate, as I spoke with a secretary on the day I visited and got a tour right on the spot. I would not expect... More
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