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All reviews small synagogue jewish quarter directly across the street from spain worth a visit national monument free for eu citizens tour group jewish life spanish history catholic church hebrew inscriptions toledo jews walls surviving
I'm not sure what is going on but after 30 minutes of navigating with a lousy tourist map, we finally found the synagogue. It was closed without explanation and the outside is certainly not worth the effort to find it.
It is a shame that the closure is not advertised more widely in the tourist office. It was hard to find and then to see it is closed was a let down. However the outside looks fascinating and I am sure when it reopens it...More
Closed for renovation.
Normally closed on Mondays.
Best to try to find statue of Maimonides!
At present there is no planned re opening date.
There is an ancient synagogue in Toledo ( closed on Mondays).
I passed by this place while exploring the Jewish quarter. It was closed when I was there. Some websites mentioned it is currently closed for renovation works, no idea when it will reopen. Hence I took some photos of its exterior and move on.
The synagogue was built in the 14th century and still has some of the original plaster reliefs and Hebrew inscriptions.It is small and built in the Muslim style of architecture. The synagogue was used for other purposes after the Jews were expelled from Spain in...More
Apart from the religious connotations and the thought that this is only one of three synagogues left in Spain! This synagogue, though small is full of the most intricate, magnificent wall carvings, Truly beautiful.
Sometimes it the unexpected that surprises, this was one of them. Only one of three synagogues left in Spain, it is a small square building with some ornate plaster work, which has surprisingly survived. Well worth a visit.