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“Buried treasure” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Isaac Synagogue (Synagoga Izaaka)

Isaac Synagogue (Synagoga Izaaka)
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Owner description: Considered one of the most magnificent of the Kazimierz synagogues, this structure was built in the mid-seventeenth century in a Judaic-Baroque architectural style.
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“Buried treasure”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2011

This XVII century Synagogue has two legends inextricably tied to the synagogue. The first revolves around a miraculous dream that Jakubowicz had when he was young and impoverished. He dreamed that there was a treasure buried under a bridge in Prague. He eventually found a way to make it to Prague, but the bridge about which he had dreamed was surrounded by soldiers and there was no way to go about looked for his treasure. Young Isaac decided to tell a soldier about his dream. The soldier eventually burst into laughter, and replied that he, too, had dreamed of a treasure, but that in his dream the treasure was located under the stove of Isaac, some Jew from Kazimierz. The soldier lamented that every other Jew in Kraków was probably named Isaac! Isaac returned to his home in Kraków, moved his stove, and found an enormous treasure, which allowed him to not only expand his factory, but also build the most beautiful synagogue in the city.
Adress: Kupa 16

Visited April 2011
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“The worst ever monument”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2008

It was totally empty and moreover we were forced to "offer" a sum of money that theorically had to be free.

My opinion is absolutely to avoid it!

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