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Without our guide we would have only viewed the property which is interesting and beautiful. But one needs the history to appreciate this site fully. A private guide is recommended as the staff is not engaging— or at least wasn’t at the time of my...More
As with all places of historical or religious significance it leaves with it a profound moment to reflect on times past or the people who've entered to pay homage to God.
I found the "scene was set" when I saw and heard two gentleman conducting...More
I had a Jewish friend in the US who told me to stop in and visit this place. So I went with my Tunisian lover for a brief trip. It was a lovely place that is a definite must see in the Islamic world. To...More
I'm not jewish, but El Ghriba is a synagogue with such historical importance that you will miss if you don't go there. It's not about the size of it. It's about the history: it's the oldest synagogue in the world and it is still functioning...More
Was so looking forward to visiting here but trying to find information both on the internet and locally is extremely difficult
We tried on 29/03/2018 only to be told by the security that it was closed. We asked locally on 30/03/2018 and was told that...More
This was a really nice trip!! I strongly recommend this one to discover the jewish culture! We didn’t have a guide, but there were jewish people praying, so we could ask them a lot of questions. And they were really excited to explain everything.
Synagogue La Ghriba, built in the 19th century, has extremely strict security clearance for visitors but it was a worthwhile visit. The synagogue is steeped in Jewish traditions and is indeed a piece of amazing Moorish architecture. Its interior is richly decorated. It has beautiful...More