We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights

This is a beautiful old synagouge. If you visit for a service, people are friendly and helpful... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2014
Naomi S
via mobile
A lot of history

The synagogue is well-worth a visit. One of the oldest in Northern Europe; it's currently... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2018
New York
Read all 26 reviews
All photos (8)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good26%
  • Average26%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Jul 17, 2018
“A lot of history”
Sep 19, 2017
“Unique Synagogue”
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Krystalgade 12, Copenhagen 1172, Denmark
Indre By (Inner City)
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Copenhagen
Copenhagen Card
686 Reviews
from $64.50
More Info
from $17.80
More Info
Reviews (26)
Filter reviews
15 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
See what travelers are saying:
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 15 reviews
Reviewed July 17, 2018

The synagogue is well-worth a visit. One of the oldest in Northern Europe; it's currently undergoing renovation. I'd like to see what it looks like when the renovation has been completed.

1  Thank KManNewYork
Reviewed September 19, 2017

This is a very beautiful synagogue in an unique Greek and Egyptian architecture. Worth visiting if you are interested in Jewish history.

3  Thank Michael F
Reviewed June 3, 2016

A place for prayer which conveys the great respect for all the religions in this modern capital city. Not impressive still worth to see.

Thank Davide G
Reviewed September 8, 2015

Built in 1853 and as beautiful as ever. The Cantor was a convivial tour guide, giving us an apercu into the history of Jewish Copenhagen and of the building itself. It's regrettable that you have to make an appointment way ahead of time and go...More

2  Thank citygirlpz
Reviewed July 21, 2015

A beautiful old synaguge for the small Jewish community which remained in Copenhagen. You can visit it if you check the right time. We loved it.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed July 7, 2015

The Synagogue has heavy security after the guard was shot and killed in February of 2015. You can only visit between 10-12 when the Cantor is there.

1  Thank SteveinArnold
Reviewed July 7, 2015

We visited the synagogue and were fortunate to have a tour by the Cantor. Even though he has a busy schedule, between 10 and 12 most week days he gives his time to interested tourists. It's internal beauty is something to behold - one of...More

1  Thank Michael L
Reviewed May 14, 2015

This is what remains of a vibrant Jewish Comminity. It is now heavily secured due to the killing that happened in the front of the building in February. The interior is beautiful. Worth Seeing.

1  Thank desperado265
Reviewed December 3, 2014

Other culture. Possible to see the mess. Only second flow available to visit during the mess. Strong dress code.

Thank ly961
Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

This is a beautiful old synagouge. If you visit for a service, people are friendly and helpful. Know that there is usually at the door. If you want to see the inside of the synagouge, check the hours on their website beforehand and/or contact the...More

Thank Naomi S
View more reviews
Indre By (Inner City)
This is the heart of old town Copenhagen, with its
blend of charming old buildings and bold new
architecture, broad avenues and tiny streets as well
as picturesque canals and a modern harbor. The inner
city is home to the Royal Danish Theatre, which
consists of three buildings, two of which are new and
situated on the harbor front. The streets, squares and
venues of the inner city and its surrounding
Nearby HotelsSee all 120 hotels in Copenhagen
738 reviews
.06 miles away
Hotel Jorgensen
238 reviews
.25 miles away
Hotel Windsor
208 reviews
.26 miles away
Hotel SP34
1,132 reviews
.30 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2,867 restaurants in Copenhagen
Paludan's Book & Cafe
1,327 reviews
.06 miles away
Scurry Hub
140 reviews
.03 miles away
Cafe Halvvejen
76 reviews
.04 miles away
Dalle Valle
770 reviews
.03 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 937 attractions in Copenhagen
6,515 reviews
.10 miles away
Copenhagen Central Library
62 reviews
.04 miles away
Copenhagen University (Kobenhavns Universitet)
38 reviews
.11 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Copenhagen Synagogue staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines