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Magnificent and impressive synagogue

From the exterior it was difficult to predict what an impressive building this is but once you are... read more

Reviewed February 6, 2019
jerusalemtravel
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Jerusalem, Israel
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Thank you to the security guard and Molly for allowing me in to see the synagogue where my grandparents were married .

Ok... this Synogogue is guarded like Fort Knox... nobody is just walking on in and getting entry... read more

Reviewed December 13, 2018
melissak014
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Littleton, Colorado
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Reviewed February 6, 2019 via mobile

From the exterior it was difficult to predict what an impressive building this is but once you are inside you will appreciate the beauty of the well kept synagogue from the concentric balconies up to the high domed ceiling. We were there for the sabbath...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

Ok... this Synogogue is guarded like Fort Knox... nobody is just walking on in and getting entry here. I learned this the HARD way. I simply had NO IDEA how difficult it would be even with an email alerting the synagogue of my visit a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 28, 2018

I recently visited Vienna with my wife for a few days. Whenever we visit European cities we always visit the Jewish quarter / historical site's as we are both Jewish and really do enjoy exploring the history and culture of Jewish life of where we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

We learned about the Vienna Jewish community from the Jewish Museum exhibits but nothing is as informative as a great guide who makes history come alive! Sorry that I did not get her name, but the woman who lead our tour through the synagogue was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

This was a must-see during a work trip to Wien for a conference. Be advised you need photo ID and € 8 cash to get in at the entrance to the left of the actual synagogue. The history is fascinating and the reconstructed shul is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

This is the longest standing synagogue in Vienna. The chapel is gorgeous, and our tour guide, Ruth was entertaining and knowledgeable.The building is hidden on purpose, not because of modern day concerns, but the building regulations in the era is was constructed. The tour only...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

My wife and I went to the tour on a Monday afternoon not knowing what to expect. What we experienced was a most informative and interesting talk in a beautiful sanctuary by a woman whose knowledge and enthusiasm for the synagogue and the history of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank charlesandpeduth
Reviewed August 25, 2018

We went for a docent led tour during the week (check the times before going) which was very interesting and gave great insight into the history of the synagogue and the Jewish Community in Vienna. We also went to Friday night and Shabbat day services...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 16, 2018

You can't see it from the outside. But at 2pm (certain days) you can enter...You need ID and there is a fee. A visit to the synagogue is a MUST for those interested in Jewish Heritage. A Temple member gave us a guided visit (English)...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 1, 2018

Shalom, my friends. I just want to tell you about my experience with Stadttempel Synagogue. I came to Wien in november 2017, it was great opportunity to pray on Shabat. But it was that nazi security boy with blond beard, who didn't let me get...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Kas10
February 14, 2019|
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Response from charlesandpeduth | Reviewed this property |
As I remember when we were there in August there were two per day, one in English and we dldn't need to make a reservation
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Plush-Escapes
October 28, 2018|
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They do have Friday night services. The time will vary based on when Shabbat starts. You can check the website or call them for the exact time. As for visits during you can only visit when they offer tours which in the... More
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Response from CarlH74vdc | Reviewed this property |
Hi.... You don't make a reservation. You just go there, and at 2pm, you will be allowed to enter. You need ID. There is a charge per person....I think 8 euros, but don't hold me to that.
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