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Sopron Museum - Old Synagogue

Uj utca 22., Sopron 9400, Hungary
+36 99 311 327
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Driving holiday

We visited this place to see a Synagogue that was built in the 1300’s. This was an amazing... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
lonsic
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Melbourne, Australia
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An Interesting Stop in Jewish History

The Old Synagogue is an interesting place to visit. The synagogue was built in the 12th century... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
8alanz
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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  • Very good28%
  • Average28%
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Sep 22, 2017
“Well Worth a Visit”
3 days ago
“Driving holiday ”
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Uj utca 22., Sopron 9400, Hungary
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+36 99 311 327
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited this place to see a Synagogue that was built in the 1300’s. This was an amazing experience as attached to the Synagogue was a Mikva or ritual bath. Some of the walls are in original condition and there are prints of woodcuts on...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Old Synagogue is an interesting place to visit. The synagogue was built in the 12th century during the Roman period. The Jewish community was forced out of the city in the 1500s. And, the synagogue was not rediscovered until 1967. There is not a...More

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Reviewed September 22, 2017

The museum gives insights into the role that Jews played in Hungarian society over the decades just preceding the Second World War. It personalizes their story as you come to know their occupations and a little about their families and then discloses their fates. For...More

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Reviewed September 14, 2017

This is a very unique building where a synagogue from medieval times can be visited with some restoration that brings the place to life enabling us to imagine how Jewish life was conducted centuries ago. The complex includes a newer synagogue across the street which...More

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Reviewed August 10, 2016

A very interesting museum about Jewish life and history in Hungary. Reading material in several languages is available at the entrance desk. I can recommend it!

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Reviewed May 29, 2016

I trust visitors to this museum will digest the problems of the past and dare I say the future of society in Europe?

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