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Str. Sf. Vineri, Nr. 9, Bucharest, Romania
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I made the wise decision to do a Jewish Walking Tour in Bucharest rather than visit the synagogues on my own. It was a wise decision, my guide LaLa walked me through the old Jewish quarter and explained the Communist method of moving people from...More

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Reviewed October 24, 2018

Firstly for security you will need your passport. We enjoyed a very informative visit and enjoyed the take given by the synagogue administrator on the history of the building and a wider view of the Jewish community in Romania. Well worth a visit

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Reviewed October 22, 2018

The rabbi did a wonderful tour and we learned a lot. Beautifully restored! I think it was only like 5 lei to get in.

Thank brutal b
Reviewed August 28, 2018

The synagogue is very nicely decorsted and offers guidance by a person that will clue you in on the history of Jjews in Romania and the builldling itself the written material can be improved

Thank NAOMI Y
Reviewed August 25, 2018

The visit to the Choral Temple was intended to be the highlight of an organized walking tour that we took. The synagogue itself is amazing and definitely worth visiting. However, the administrator (gabay), who was supposed to provide a history of the synagogue, abused his...More

Thank JoeKemchi
Reviewed August 13, 2018

The Coral temple synagogue has a unique beauty and style the location includes a big synagogues for Shabat sevices and a small one every day prayers, the local Rabbi Shabtai is very pleasant person which lead his comunity

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Reviewed August 8, 2018

With 10 LEI you can visit the sinagogue and have an explanation of hits history. The guide was speaking a very good English and it was overall interesting. It is not possible to go around, only ground floor accesible.

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Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

It is true, other reviewers have the same concerns. The guards at the front are very weary, and perhaps they should be. It seems that anti-semitism is still quite prevalent there. After explaining the purpose of my visit, in broken Romanian, he stated 10LEI to...More

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Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

The synagogue is well restored and the story of it is interesting but you need to be pretty determined to see it. The guy at the entrance did his best to make us feel unwelcome and disuade us from visiting. Then the security guard ranted...More

Thank PurplegirlEssex
Reviewed July 10, 2018

2 hours of history, architecture, old houses, facts and history of important jewish people living in Romania, a visit to the the jewish museum and the biggest synagogue in Bucharest (The t[Temple) recently renovated ....2 hours are too short and are passing quickly away if...More

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