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Mickve Israel Temple

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What a fabulous historic shul! Such fabulous history...Third oldest Jewish Synagogue in the... read more

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Bonita Springs, Florida
Guided Temple Tour

We took a guided toured of this Temple which costs $8 per person. We learned the history an... read more

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Atlanta, Georgia
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The third oldest Jewish congregation and the only neo-gothic Jewish sanctuary in the U. S. We offer tours that include our historic sanctuary and museum with many historic artifacts including two Torahs written in the 1400's (probably the oldest in...more
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Monterey Square, 20 East Gordon Street, Savannah, GA 31401
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Reviewed yesterday

What a fabulous historic shul! Such fabulous history...Third oldest Jewish Synagogue in the US...worthwhile tour. Thank you to the volunteers who share their knowledge.

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Reviewed yesterday

We took a guided toured of this Temple which costs $8 per person. We learned the history an interesting facts behind the third oldest Jewish congregation in the United States. The Temple is beautiful and the history behind the stained glass windows is fascinating. The...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Another of Savannah’s beautiful historic buildings. On of the oldest Jewish synagogues in the US. Impressive from the outside, take a tour to learn so much more.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a very historic house of worship both for Savannah and nationally as it is one of the oldest Jewish Temples in the US. Excellent guide for a tour that took 30 - 45 minutes. Much history. Definitely recommend.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Awe-struck by its grandiose architecture and historical significance! A visual feast to be experienced by everyone!

1  Thank M2828
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are in Savannah for the long labor day weekend from FL and came across this beautiful synagogue. We decided to attend Shabbat services on Saturday. Service was lovely and congregants were warm and welcoming. The building is gorgeous. Thanks for including us!!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful Temple to visit. Many original artifacts. We were there during some re-modeling so we couldn't enjoy it as much but definitely worth the visit.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely impressive tour, with a number of artifacts, including a Torah from the 1400’s. Knowledgeable and friendly people who are willing to share their congregation’s history.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This gothic style building was the first Jewish community center in Savannah back a few decades before Independence. Though founded mostly by Sephardic Jews who'd escaped the Spanish persecutions to England, the Synagogue is predominantly Ashkenazi style with pews, possibly because the early Sephardic members...More

2  Thank AdrianLW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The doors open at 10 and if you are lucky, Jules, the head docent will tell his stories. Born and raised in Savannah, Jules relates the origins of the synagogue, beginning in 1492. He traces the development of this synagogue to present day. Along with...More

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Carla D
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Response from lhglenn | Reviewed this property |
Pictures are allowed.
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mmettlinger
3 April 2017|
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Response from Debber61 | Property representative |
We are not open on Sundays for tours, please call the office 912-233-1547 for more information.
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Loretta M
7 February 2017|
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