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Built in 1845-'47 by the Ashkenazi Polish-Jewish community, the Great Synagogue in Bucharest is one of the most important Jewish buildings in Romania. The plain façade belies the rich Baroque and Rococo interiors. It presents exhibitions on 'The Memorial of Jewish Martyrs' which explores Jewish history in Romania showcasing the discrimination and pogroms the community faced, and on Moses Rosen who was Romania's Chief Rabbi for 30 years until his death in 1994. It is an operational synagogue and hosts weekend religious services. Guided tours are available.



About Great Synagogue

 Strada Vasile Adamache 11, București 030167, Romania

 +40 21 311 0870

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