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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an old Synagogue and one of the few remaining in Bukhara. There is a very old Torah which is still in use today. A very interesting and spiritual visit.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank TrevorMP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The old caretaker showed us around, including the bimah/ark where they keep the torahs. There are also pictures where they show various dignitaries, both local and international, who have visited the synagogue. There are two parts, one part where they worship in winter, and another...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 12, 2019

Close to the main centre of Bukhara at Lyab-i-Hauz it was a must see. Small synagogue and still in operation.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 1, 2019

This synagogue and community centre is tucked away in a back street south of the central square. It is a very welcoming place

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed April 1, 2019 via mobile

A religious site, with history going back over a thousand years. Welcoming to all visitors of all religions, for those interested in the historical make-up of this ancient city, this small synagogue is a must

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

Bukharan Jews are a unique group in Judaism, recognized throughout the world. I got lucky in meeting a very old rabbi, and seeing the inside of this synagogue as the congregation was celebrating a holiday.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed November 29, 2018

I chanced upon this place during my evening stroll and it was a delight to be there.The Rabbi showed me around and explained the history of jews in Bukhara

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

Its very cool that it is still there, but it is not much to look at inside. You will pass by it in the lanes near Lyab pool, better on the outside than on the inside

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

It is fascinating to visit the only extant synagogue of a once sizeable community. Once one third of th population in the times of the Emirs they were even then barely tolerated. Only 500 remain but it is still active and now much visited by...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018

Located in the old Jewish Quarter, the ancient synagogue still holds on. Virtually all of the Jews have emigrated, many to the US. The small building is still active. The caretaker is eager to tell you about it.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Rosmedubey | Reviewed this property |
I’m Not sure about Saturday but Sunday yes . The rabbi is present in the synagogue though every evening