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Interesting relic of the former Jewish community, who settled here to lend money when such... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2017
Sussex, England
Hidden Treasure of Sabbioneta

I came upon Sabbioneta by surprise and the story of the town, it's visionary founder, the political... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2018
New York City, New York
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

I came upon Sabbioneta by surprise and the story of the town, it's visionary founder, the political forces in the north of Italy of the 16th Century....and, then, after the Ducal Palace and the Teatro Antico, there is a Synagogue which remains - vestige of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

It’s all part of a day guided visit with entry ticket valid for the Church, theatre and museum. Well worth going back

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 24, 2017

Interesting relic of the former Jewish community, who settled here to lend money when such practices were forbidden by the Christian church. The synagogue itself is relatively modern (18th century?), but there is lots of information on the community which is worth the long climb...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 26, 2017

This anchient building is important historically because it traces the will of a small Jewish community to create a congregation and a communal space. This was the closest thing for me to going back to Babylon.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Anthony A
Reviewed October 15, 2016

In the land of Catholicism this beautiful synagogue was astonishing. You must see this! This is a small worship area and ancient. There are many wonderful artifacts on display.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed August 2, 2016

I saw as part of an excellent city-sponsored tour of the town.. A great testimonial to Vespasiano Gonzaga's vision and the thriving Jewish life (see the works of the printer Tobias ben Eliezer Foa) of Sabbioneta at a time when Jews were begun to be...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed July 15, 2016

It's always a surprise to me when I find, in Italy, a trace of Jewish history. It's a short visit, but work a look.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Capmbad
Reviewed March 30, 2016

during the guoided tour of Sabbioneta ( very reccomanded ) we had the chance to visit this ,to us, unknown , sinagogue...it is unique, as is its past...

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank superpido
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