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Simon Attias Synagogue

Essaouira, Morocco
+212 676-048352
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Attias Synagogue

l would like to recommend the visit of this old and original school and Synagogue to all the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
mohammed salahe... l
via mobile
Also known as the Rabbi Haim Pinto synagogue

Having just visited the Slat Lkahal synagogue which is being restored, it was nice to visit a... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
Rod F
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Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
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Essaouira, Morocco
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+212 676-048352
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

l would like to recommend the visit of this old and original school and Synagogue to all the visitors of Essaouira in order to witness the total harmony and symbiosis lived in Morocco between all ethnographic groups in Morocco.

Thank mohammed salahe... l
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Having just visited the Slat Lkahal synagogue which is being restored, it was nice to visit a synagogue which is in use. The ground floor is the rabbi's private quarters, and is preserved as the last rabbi, Haim Pinto, left it. The next floor houses...More

Thank Rod F
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Not easy to find but well worth the effort. Beautiful sephardic synagogue. Looks like a synagogue in Safed Israel.

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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Reconstracted and new renovated building with all rooms and holy Equipment for Jewish ceremony. Visit for all Person possible. Smal historical room for remembering of Jewish People of Essaouira.

Thank Roland K
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Beautiful well looked after synagogue, sadly there was nothing in english explaining the history of the place but very i interesting to see.

Thank Sharonfv
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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

A bit hard to find and not always open, the synagogue is really interesting and historic. It played an important part during period when many Jews lived in Essaouira and is still a very sacred place. Not much information available there and the guides don't...More

Thank Livalambchop
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Reviewed 12 November 2016

The Simon Attias Synagogue was built in 1882 in former Mogador, now Essaouira In Rue Laalouj in the Kasbah, just beside the former British consulate. It is also known as the Bet Ha-Knesset Simon Attias, M'sod Attias and Shaarei T'filah. The synagogue was on the...More

Thank Tomi V
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Reviewed 17 June 2016

We walked to the Mellah during the day. We were advised to stay out of this area at night as it was the only unsafe place in the Medina. The famous Rabbi Haim Pinto lead the congregation here and the Synagogue has a very interesting...More

Thank Pruguy
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Reviewed 8 May 2016

If you venture in the Mellah quarter, this small synagogue it well worth visiting. The guide takes you round and give you an insight in the history.

Thank ettemar
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Reviewed 18 December 2015

We stumbled across the synagogue and were welcomed in by the caretaker who showed us around. Language-wise we got by with my old schoolgirl French and her few words of English. The place itself is more significant for what it represents - a degree of...More

Thank Koshkha
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