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AWESOME Histrorical place!

It is a beautiful place to visit and to learn. Allegra was my guide there and she was lovely... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Ioannina Jowish story

You must go with a Alegra, Jewish from ioannina, to hear the story of the city and the Jowish... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
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16 Justinian Street | Kastro, Ioannina, Greece
+30 2651 027008
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an old temple arranged in the tradition of the Romaniote Jjews of Ioannina. It is a short walk from the main entrance to the castle. What is particularly moving is the set of marble plaques on the right wall where the there is...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2018

It is a beautiful place to visit and to learn. Allegra was my guide there and she was lovely, articulate, knowledgeable and mindful.

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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

You must go with a Alegra, Jewish from ioannina, to hear the story of the city and the Jowish community. Yhe tour incloude also visit at Aslan Pasha muziom. I recommand to every One to do this tour.

Thank Yacov A
Reviewed 29 May 2018

We were lucky enough to find the synagogue open during our stay (you ought to make an appointment otherwise!). This is apparently a nearly 200 years-old building but what happened there about 80 years ago is the strongest message that is being sent: 2 survivors...More

1  Thank Xo s
Reviewed 13 October 2017

A must visit place to see the remains of a community that 96% of it was perished by the Nazi. A glorious community that was established when Romans destroyed Judea and survived until this days. to visit in is recommended to coordinate with Mrs. Allegra...More

2  Thank Adomvatik
Reviewed 21 November 2016

I was luck and was allowed in, one of oldest in country not too many people left in community sad events

2  Thank lonirripi
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Unfortunately, the historic Jewish community of Ioannina is shrinking. I visited the city with a Jewish group and the synagogue was opened for us. I don't know otherwise how visitors can see it. It is a beautiful example of a Greek synagogue.

Thank annettefromm
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Synagogue really beautiful! Simple but pleasant and wonderful architecture! Exciting to see the memorial plaques murdered in the Holocaust, it is recommended to arrive on Yom Kippur, the day of this year only functioning synagogue, rest of the year can be visited by appointment.

Thank yishai s
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

You must contact the community to have someone open the synagogue for you. It is inside the Kastro on Justinean. Before the destruction of the Holocaust, there were two synagogues in Ioannina but, after the desecration of the second synagogue by the Germans (they used...More

1  Thank Marciahi
Reviewed 23 August 2016

While in the historical center of Ioannina, inside the castle walls there is an old synagogue. Ask at Heritage Hotel Kalari for the possibility of a visit

2  Thank Λαζαρος Γ
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Ron S
7 August 2018|
Response from phoebephoebephoebe |
You need to call the jewish community office and speak to Pericles.he will arrange for you to see it if given enough time.