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Very imposing interior with wonderful acoustics

I spent a Shabbat with this congregation at the beginning of June. I even had the honor of reading... read more

Reviewed June 19, 2018
Moshe D
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Jerusalem, Israel
Guarded by fence, chain and paddlock.

Today I visited a Roman and a Greek Catholic church. The third would have been the synagogue at... read more

Reviewed January 29, 2018
stinkwink
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Sydney, Australia
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Jun 19, 2018
“Very imposing interior with wonderful acoustics”
Jan 29, 2018
“Guarded by fence, chain and paddlock.”
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Istvan utca 15., Budapest 1078, Hungary
District VII / Jewish Quarter
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

I spent a Shabbat with this congregation at the beginning of June. I even had the honor of reading from an ancient Torah scroll still clear and easy on the eyes! There are members who walk about an hour to participate in the prayers. The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Moshe D
Reviewed January 29, 2018

Today I visited a Roman and a Greek Catholic church. The third would have been the synagogue at Bethlen Square, but the God of the Jews was just as repulsive here as in Óbuda. The sizeable neo-Renaissance building was initially built for the National Institute...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank stinkwink
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District VII / Jewish Quarter
District VII is the very heart of Budapest and houses
the city’s Jewish Quarter. Its streets are lively and
colorful, its buildings narrate different histories in
an assortment of architectural styles, and its cafes
and bars are frequented and loved by the enthusiastic
crowds. Grand and magnificent, the striking star of
the district is the Great Synagogue, the largest in
Europe and one of the biggest in the world. Distinctly
...More
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