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Rhodes Jewish Museum

Dissiadou & Simiou Streets, Rhodes Town 85100, Greece
+30 2241 022364
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Rhodes Jewish quarter

Almost hidden on a side street is the Synagogue of Rhodes. It combines a sanctuary with a small... read more

Reviewed December 1, 2017
bbm18
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New York City, New York
Beautiful

The Synagogue is beautiful with its large hanging crystal chandeliers and old wooden benches, The... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2017
Cinda10
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Dissiadou & Simiou Streets, Rhodes Town 85100, Greece
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Reviewed December 1, 2017

Almost hidden on a side street is the Synagogue of Rhodes. It combines a sanctuary with a small museum but it is definitely worth a stop. The sanctuary is charming and contains the history of the Jewish population of Rhodes prior to the German invasion...More

Thank bbm18
RhodesCARMEN, General Manager at Rhodes Jewish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2017

Thank you for taking your time to write a review.We are trying our best to make known to the visitors the history of our community which was wipped out during the Second World War.

Reviewed October 30, 2017

The Synagogue is beautiful with its large hanging crystal chandeliers and old wooden benches, The museum is filled with interesting history including garments that were worn by various individuals, eating vessels and items used in worship. Give yourself time to take it all in and...More

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jcrh0des, Διευθυντής at Rhodes Jewish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2017

We would like to thank you for your nice comments! We try really hard to keep this place open and in a good condition so, people like you who appreciate and respect history can visit us and learn more about historical events and about a...More

Reviewed October 25, 2017

This synagogue is very old and full of interesting artifacts , which offer detailed information about the comunity in Rhodes over the centuries. Very well organised and informative.More

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RhodesCARMEN, General Manager at Rhodes Jewish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2017

Dear sir, We are happy to know that you have enjoyed your visit. We hope that the Kahal Shalom Synagogue and the Jewish Museum of Rhodes will always be standing as a “memorial” to the 2500 Jews from Rhodes who were annihilated in Auschwitz/ Birkenau...More

Reviewed October 23, 2017

This small museum has been put together and tells an interesting storey the Jewish community in Rhodes and the rise and decline.. Interesting use of photographs and other objects brought it all to life. Extremely interesting and worth a visit.

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RhodesCARMEN, General Manager at Rhodes Jewish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2017

Thank you for taking your time to make a comment . We much appreciate everyones comments and we are happy that it seems that you have enjoyed your visit. Kind regards Carmen Cohen Director

Reviewed October 15, 2017

The museum depicts the history and customs of Rhodian Jews, almost all of whom either fled or were killed in the holocaust. Well worth a visit. The great cd of ladino songs that plays I. The background can be purchased at the museum shop,

Thank Theruthi
Reviewed October 11, 2017

A very worthwhile visit to this tourist attraction which takes just over an hour without a guide. The excellent presentation shows the history of the Jewish community in Rhodes over a period of 550 years until their extermination by the Nazi occupation in 1944. it...More

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Reviewed October 8, 2017

The synagogue and Jewish Museum is one of the best sights in Rhodes Town. The reconstruction of the synagogue is beautiful, and the museum's presentation of not just Jewish history in Rhodes but also the relationship between the Jewish community and Christian and Muslim neighbours...More

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RhodesCARMEN, Διευθυντής at Rhodes Jewish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2017

We are happy to know that you have enjoyed your visit. We would like to thank you for taking time to write a comment. That gives us the courage to try harder to make known to the visitors the history of our community past and...More

Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit to Kahal Shalom Synagogue on our Mediterranean cruises. It is so amazing to see a place with almost 550 years of history. Judaism spread across the Mediterranean from the ancient days of Rome to the days of the Spanish Inquisition...More

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RhodesCARMEN, Manager at Rhodes Jewish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write your comment. We are happy to hear that you have enjoyed your visit Carmen Cohen

Reviewed September 25, 2017

Lots of interesting exhibits and a small gift shop attached. Rather nice modern design and beautifully cool inside

Thank sandra p
Reviewed September 16, 2017

The synagogue and Jewish museum are well worth visiting - quite possibly the best place we went in Rhodes Town. The entrance to the museum is through the synagogue. There was a member of the Jewish community there when we arrived, and we got the...More

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RhodesCARMEN, General Manager at Rhodes Jewish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2017

Dear Mrs Kathryn, We much appreciate your comments and that you have taking the time to send your review. We are very pleased that you have enjoyed your visit to our Synagogue and Museum. Your support gives us the courage to keep going and try...More

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jbk184
April 29, 2017|
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The Synagogue and the Museum are open every day from 10.00 to 15.00 EXCEPT Saturday.
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asheffrin
March 5, 2017|
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Dear Mrs Andy, Thank you for your interest to visit our Synagogue-Museum .We are in a walking distance from the port where the cruise ship docks.We are off the Street of the Jewish Martyrs ( Martiron Evreon). We are on... More
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Charles E
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Tour is not necessary. You can ask the people who work there about the history and they are more than willing to explain
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