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Garnethill Synagogue

127 Hill Street | Garnethill, Glasgow G3 6UB, Scotland
+44 141 332 4151
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A fascinating visit to a magnificent building

We visited Garnethill Synagogue during Glasgow Open Doors week and our only regret is that we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John&Betty
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Glasgow
Hidden Gem

Very pretty and interesting slice of local history. One of, if not the earliest synagogues in... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2016
Sarah D
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1 week ago
“A fascinating visit to a magnificent building”
10 Apr 2016
“Hidden Gem ”
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127 Hill Street | Garnethill, Glasgow G3 6UB, Scotland
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+44 141 332 4151
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Garnethill Synagogue during Glasgow Open Doors week and our only regret is that we hadn't visited before. We were made very welcome to this lovely place of worship where knowledgeable and friendly guides explained to us many aspects of both the building and...More

Thank John&Betty
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Very pretty and interesting slice of local history. One of, if not the earliest synagogues in Scotland. Located in Garnethill a quiet area but only a block up from the busy Sauchiehall street. Interesting and often overlooked.

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 29 August 2015

The synagogue was built at the intersection of Garnet Street and Hill Street in 1879. The Hebrew carving above the entrance is from Deuteronomy 32:12. The quote is about Moses. The English translation is “God alone led him, and there was no strange god with...More

1  Thank illinois travelere
Reviewed 25 January 2015 via mobile

The BFM visited the Garnethill Synagogue in Hill Street, Glasgow 3. 0141 332 4151 www.garnethill.org.uk This is a fine example of a Victorian styled synagogue which was opened on September 9th 1879. It is ornately decorated inside and out, with intricately designed and finished stained...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2014

visited during the Glasgow Open Doors day , magnificent building , fascinating to hear about the Jewish traditions from very pleasant guides . Interesting archives as well , thoroughly enjoyable visit ,made so welcome .

1  Thank m_watson49
Reviewed 4 August 2012

I visited the synagogue on glasgow doors open day. It is a really interesting building and lovely to look at inside and out and the lady who was conducting the tour was really informative. There was also quite a large exhibition downstairs which told us...More

1  Thank Shmee682
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