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Aug 4, 2018
“Glorious Interior is Like a Richly Iced Wedding Cake!”
May 2, 2017
“A fascinating visit tinged with sadness”
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Bol'shaya Troitskaya 59A, Grodno 230023, Belarus
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Reviewed August 4, 2018

This is by far the most glorious synagogue I have ever seen! It was not scheduled on our tour of Belarus, however, our tour manager and local guide, after much knocking, convinced a rather reticent woman to unlock the door so that we could enter....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 2, 2017

The synagogue is the only functioning one in Grodno The entire community was wiped out by the nazis. Its hard to comprehend that prior to the Holocaust the Jewish community represented 50% of the city population Having said that we were warmly received and shown...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Leon S
Reviewed March 26, 2017

This place should be in tourist's lists. Amazing whiteness and quietness. Unfortunately interior renovation isn't complete yet.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed January 17, 2017

Can be highly intresting to the those who like architecture, history and culture. It is possible to come inside and even get a tour there.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Katya M
Reviewed April 10, 2016

The Great Synagogue of Grodna was built from 1576 to 1580 by Italian architect Santi Gucci—the court artist of King Sigismund II Augustus of Poland, who designed a shul at Rabbi Mordechai Yaffe's invitation. Rabbi Mordechai Yaffe, known widely as “the Levush” for his 10-volumn...More

Date of experience: March 2016
7  Thank rm1003
Reviewed July 23, 2015

It's close to main attractions of Grodno, 1 minute away from Old Castle. Come and take a look. Most likely you'll be able to come inside too.

Date of experience: August 2014
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Reviewed May 2, 2015

It was my first Synagogue visit in my life. It was very special. White interior was great. Restaurateurs have done a great job which still continues. You can see it on my pictures. I strongly recommend to have a look inside.

Date of experience: May 2015
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