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Lorca Taller del Tiempo

Closed Now: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Open today: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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Sacrilege

This is a temple, a holy place of worship, not some website name. Its correct name is Synagogue de... read more

Reviewed November 22, 2017
DBKuper
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Green Cove Springs, Florida
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Fantastic way to spend an afternoon. €5 per person was value for money with plenty to see and enjoy... read more

Reviewed May 10, 2016
Tim S
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Nov 22, 2017
“Sacrilege”
May 10, 2016
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In medieval Lorca the castle, and under the protection of the Alfonsina Tower, housed the Jewish quarter of the city. The excavations of this neighborhood have made it possible to know the Jewish houses of the time, with a rectangular floor plan...more
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Calle de La Puerta de San Gines s/n, 30800 Lorca, Spain
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Reviewed November 22, 2017

This is a temple, a holy place of worship, not some website name. Its correct name is Synagogue de Lorca. We stayed at the Parador and were given a terrific afternoon tour by Elena. It was supposed to be in Spanish. Since we were only...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed May 10, 2016

Fantastic way to spend an afternoon. €5 per person was value for money with plenty to see and enjoy as you learn about the history of the fortress and the peoples who inhabited it. Lovely little cafeteria too which gave excellent value - a shared...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Tim S
Lorcatur, Gerente at Lorca Taller del Tiempo, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2016

Dear visitor, thank you for your opinion about the fortress.

Reviewed March 26, 2016

We visited this during our day at Lorca Castle and the history behind the Jews at Lorca is fascinating. There is a guided tour of the site. The synagogue is very well preserved and restoration has been done very skilfully and sensitively.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Trudie S
Reviewed October 10, 2015

What a find! Imagine the moment when a workman, digging out froundations for the new Parador hotel, shouts: "Hey, Boss! Come and look at this. It's a wall; and a floor; obviously man-made!" Then the builders stop, and the archaelologists come in. But miraculously the...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

Family of 4 at €4 each was well spent on this tour within the castle of Lorca. Our guide spoke excellent English and made the tour feel alive. A very silent place considering it is covered over by the hotel. Finding this part of Jewish...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed March 9, 2015

On the site of the castle (and the Parador hotel) these excavations are well worth visiting. You have to go with a (Spanish) guide into this section; we were fortunate in that other visitors didn't arrive, so the guide gave us a private visit in...More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank lovegeog
Reviewed January 4, 2015

Lorca suffered a really bad earthquake (2) in May 2011. Several churches and monuments were destroyed. Work is underway to restore them. We did not know of the earthquake before we arrived. We were interested in Lorca as we wanted something out of the ordinary....More

Date of experience: January 2015
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