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Reviewed August 15, 2019

I literally gasped when I entered this beautiful, light-filled spac. Completely unexpected. Fantastic visit, not least for the photographs of former community members and religious documents on the walls. Strangely, our guide in Tangier did not acknowledge (possibly did not know) thatthe reason this centuries...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 27, 2019 via mobile

Morocco is a very inclusive country and very accepting . The history of Jews working and living alongside Muslims is fascinating and a lesson to be learned in this 21st Century ! Impressive architecture and contents- silver/ metal chadeliers are a work of art.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed April 18, 2019

This is the only one synagogue left and open to public in Tangier. Of the same street there were at least 4 others, but are not open to public. Another former synagogue that is possible to visit is a Fondation Lorin museum, which in in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed April 14, 2019

Of the once thriving Jewish community - even the head of police of Tangier was Jewish in the 1980s! - there are just a few dozen left; this old synagogue in the medina has been carefully restored.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed January 29, 2019

Tangier is an important city in Morocco. Apart from the fact that it is the only city in the world with the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, and that it accommodated many relegions civilizations from before the fifth century B.C, Tangier is a city...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 24, 2019

Toured the synagogue as part of our walking tour with Sharif from Locals we go. Very interesting building and interior.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

This should be top 5 things to do in Tangier. The history, culture, artifacts and overall beauty reminded me of what it must’ve been like 50 years ago to 1500yrs ago... and then we visited the smaller and completely restored Akiva Synagogue which was amazing...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 16, 2019

An awesome experience especially since my husband's family was rooted in the Medina & its various synagogues. This synagogue is magnificent with its beautifully carved walls and numerous silver candelabras. Sad to hear that it is no longer in use, just shown to interested individuals...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

Was a highlight of our visit to Morocco. A nice reminder that for some periods of time, people of different religions coexisted peacefully.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 6, 2018

There are three active synagogues left in Tangier and we visited this one. It Has beautiful architecture as well as some lovely needlework on the upstairs walls. We saw the Torah’s and the nice caretaker lifted the covers so we could see the actual scrolls....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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drpaula2014
October 24, 2018|
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to lowryepp: morocco is a country where you have to TALK to people in order to get something or do something...dont rely too much on info brochures or time tables..;go around and ask and chat... and you will get... More
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philadelphia856
July 27, 2017|
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I think we will arrive in Tangiers on Thursday. Will try to go Thursday morning. What is the name of the man who will provide the tour? Can you provide a phone number so we can plan to meet him? My friend speaks French and... More
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