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The synagogue has been restored to its original majestic beauty with incredible attention to detail by exceptionally talented artisans .It is breathtaking to behold and a testament to a very significant time ion American history.
I returned here with friends for Open House New York. I had told them how fantastic this little synagogue was - and they were not disappointed. The stained glass, the woodwork and the loving responses from those hosting this event bespoke of how valuable and...More
Amazing museum dedicated to the history of a beautiful synagogue in the Lower East Side. The synagogue was one of the first opened in the United States by Ashkenazim (Eastern European Jews); most earlier synagogues were opened by Sephardim (Jews of Spanish or Portuguese descent)....More
Eldridge St will make your jaw drop. The magnificent renovation has restored its glory and it is somewhere you'll want to just take it all in, and take lots of photos. I was lucky to have Barry as my personal guide, and I heard about...More
We had scheduled a 10:00 AM tour at the Museum at Eldridge Street. The tickets were $14 each and we purchased them online. There were three other people with us on the hour long tour. The museum is a Synagogue from 1887 that has been...More
Chinatown is sort of seeping into LES so this old synagogue is squeezed between lots of Asian shops and markets. The exterior is simple, but the interior has been beautifully restored after years of deterioration. The docent tour was very worthwhile. This has been on...More
Bursting with an amazing array of sights, sounds, and smells on every block, a visit to Chinatown feels like entering a different world. It’s a colorful spectacle that gets even more crowded on weekends, when families stream in to enjoy huge dim sum feasts and to stock up at the markets on Mott Street. To take a break from the buzz, grab something sweet from one of the many bakeries in the area and head to Columbus Park, where
many Chinatown residents exercise, play games, and chat the day away.