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Jul 12, 2018
“A hidden beauty”
3 days ago
“Need a Minyan”
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Hamdije Kresevljakovica 59, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Reviewed 3 days ago

After visiting the beautiful but non-functioning synagogue in Debrovnik, it was a spiritual lift to attend friday night services in Sarajevo at the nearby synagogue near the river bank. The Ashkenazic synagogue reflects its history in its name but not in its worship, which is...More

Thank mortonn
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

A magnificent example of moorish style synagogue architecture. Well preserved. Damaged during the 1992-5 war but restored. A must see. If you can attend services, even better.

Thank Marciahi
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

From the outside might be difficult to understand how beautiful is the synagogue from the inside, but it is definitely worth a visit. You pay only 2 marks (~1 EUR) and a very nice lady shows you the inside of the building and tells you...More

Thank AnnaKprs
Reviewed October 18, 2017

The traditional Bosnian Jewish community was composed of the Sephardic Jews who escaped persecution by the Christians in Spain and other countries and were accepted by the Ottoman Turks, and this synagogue belongs to Ashkenazi Jews - Jewish newcomers in Bosnia. They settled with the...More

Thank 424tarikd
Reviewed August 10, 2017

We were interested in seeing this synagogue, and it is worth a look, but the woman who took us through didn't speak any English and there wasn't any written material so we didn't really learn anything.

Thank Betsy K
Reviewed July 31, 2017

A beautifully painted synagogue. We had an interesting guided tour inside the synagogue, learning about the Jewish community in Sarajevo.

Thank rehovot93
Reviewed May 13, 2017

We just looked from the outside. Unfortunately it was closed on the afternoon we visited so we were unable to go inside. The building is impressive though and next time I'm in Sarajevo I will find out somehow what the opening times are.

Thank lavender470
Reviewed April 24, 2017 via mobile

I first visited this only active synagogue in Sarajevo during summer and was fascinated by beauty of this building, both outside and inside. After I read about rich history of Sephardic Jews in Bosnia I decided to come back to attend one Friday evening service...More

Thank Željko M
Reviewed February 24, 2016

Ashkenazi Synagogue is a synagogue in Sarajevo and the third largest in Europe. It was built in 1902. The shape of this temple was built with corner domes on high drums, and coated with a shallow pseudo ornaments. Located near the Latin Bridge and Drvenija,...More

Thank Zlatan75Mitic
Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

One of the largest and oldest synagogues in Europe. This one survived the 1990s war and the 3 year siege of Sarajevo. It was locked up the day we visited but after we knocked on the doors and passed some unclear test of why we...More

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