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Synagogue & Semitic Heritage in Mumbai

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Stop At: Colaba, Mumbai 400005 India

Morning pick up will be provided from your Mumbai hotel & taken to Visit to the Knesseth Eliahoo Synagogue (also known as Fort Jewish Synagogue), established in 1884 by Mr. Jacob Sasson in memory of his father. Leave to visit the Magen David Synagogue - the huge beautiful building is heritage point and famous tourist place it is located in the premises of Jewish school and having prayer services on every morning shabat and every festival synagogue is open from 9 to 9 in evening, Magen David Synagogue was built in 1861 in Byculla, Mumbai, by David Sassoon. It is a tall one-storied building in the style of Victorian architecture. Its gothic character with frontal pillars and clock tower is noteworthy. Magen David Synagogue has a beautiful tebah (reader's platform that marks the center of Sefardic synagogues) and hekhal (ark which holds Torahs in cases of hammered silver). Regular worship services are conducted. David Sassoon built an elementary school near the synagogue which is now the Sir Jacob Sassoon Free High School. The synagogue runs under the Sir Jacob Sassoon Charity Trust.

Tiphereth Israel Synagogue - is one of the oldest synagogues in Mumbai. It was started in 1886 in a rented building by the Bene Israel community of Mumbai and is now located at Rosh-Del-Villa in Jacob Circle. Tiphereth Israel Synagogue was formally known as Jacob Circle Prayer Hall. It is also called Kandlekaranchi Mashid. Sabbath worships are conducted with community hall, place where religious studies are done and various activities are held. We later visit the ORT and meet Mr Benjamin Isaac. Later visit Gate of Mercy Synagogue or Juni Masjid established in 1796. The street on which the Synagogue stands was named Samaji Street in His Honor and is at present known as Samuel Street. The Synagogue celebrated its centenary in the year 1896 and then renamed Shaar-Ha-Rahamim.

to conclude up will be dropped to your Mumbai hotel.

Duration: 2 hours
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Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
centrally located Mumbai hotels
Duration
4h
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centrally located Mumbai hotels
Inclusions
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Bottled water
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Colaba
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • local guide
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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