We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Congregation Mikveh Israel

Closed today: Closed
Open today: Closed
Review Highlights
Fascinating and Beautiful

We like to visit interesting synagogues when we travel and Congregation Mikveh Yisrael was a real... read more

Reviewed April 23, 2019
matthewsperber
,
Modi'in-Maccabim-Re'ut, Israel
via mobile
Historic Spanish Portuguese Synagogue

Went to Phiily for the weekend. Made arrangements for Friday night and Shabbat lunch. we stayed in... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2018
81eddie
,
Brooklyn, New York
Read all 6 reviews
All photos (12)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good50%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Apr 23, 2019
“Fascinating and Beautiful”
Mar 12, 2018
“Historic Spanish Portuguese Synagogue”
About
Closed today
Hours Today: Closed
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
80°
63°
Aug
72°
55°
Sep
61°
43°
Oct
Contact
Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, PA 19106
City Center East
Website
+1 215-922-5446
Call
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Philadelphia
from $69.00
More Info
from $43.99
More Info
from $48.99
More Info
Reviews (6)
Filter reviews
5 results
Traveler rating
3
2
0
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveler rating
3
2
0
0
0
See what travelers are saying:
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed April 23, 2019 via mobile

We like to visit interesting synagogues when we travel and Congregation Mikveh Yisrael was a real treat. Truly stunning and beautiful and our doscent gave excellent and interesting explanations. You really feel the history of this congregation that was started by the original settlers of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank matthewsperber
Reviewed March 12, 2018

Went to Phiily for the weekend. Made arrangements for Friday night and Shabbat lunch. we stayed in the Penn View Hotel nearby and got a great Synagogue rate. My wife and I walked there Friday Evening where she Shabbat Candles. The Rabbi Alberet e. Gabbai...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 81eddie
Reviewed July 13, 2016

As it is adjacent to Independence Mall, Mikveh Israel is a must see. While the congregation was closed when I was there, the outside gardens with historic plaques and monuments were very much open. Did you know that a Jewish Naval officer financed much of...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank matthewu577
Reviewed August 22, 2014

My wife and I visited the Congregation Mikveh Israel while walking through the historical section of Philadelphia. Congregation Mikveh Israel was founded in 1740 and is the second oldest congregation in the United States. Benjamin Franklin contributed to the building fund and a letter that...More

Date of experience: August 2014
3  Thank WorldTravelers34
Reviewed October 8, 2013 via mobile

Really nice and pleasant place... from the oldest jewish communities in america. Obviously renovated since then they have some old artifacts from back then in glass casing.

Date of experience: September 2013
1  Thank Michael M
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 90 nearby hotels
Kimpton Hotel Monaco Philadelphia
3,330 reviews
.03 miles away
Renaissance Philadelphia Downtown Hotel
117 reviews
.07 miles away
Society Hill Hotel
233 reviews
.16 miles away
Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel
1,557 reviews
.20 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 5,283 nearby restaurants
Buddakan
1,178 reviews
.11 miles away
Red Owl Tavern
1,029 reviews
.01 miles away
Independence Beer Garden
199 reviews
.11 miles away
The Bourse Marketplace
39 reviews
.07 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,025 nearby attractions
National Museum of American Jewish History
1,070 reviews
.09 miles away
Independence Hall
8,719 reviews
.04 miles away
Independence Mall
487 reviews
.06 miles away
National Liberty Museum
253 reviews
.12 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Congregation Mikveh Israel staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines