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Gorgeous synagogue, wonderful Shabbat hospitality

A huge synagogue with beautiful architecture and an impressive history. We were lucky to attend... read more

Reviewed December 26, 2017
Castleton On Hudson, New York
Incredible synagogue

The biggest and most beautiful synagogue in Paris. Just incredibly decorated and bright. It's a... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2017
Jacques-Elie L
Paris, France
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26 Dec 2017
“Gorgeous synagogue, wonderful Shabbat hospitality”
21 Apr 2018
“Beautiful synagogue-”
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44 rue de la Victoire a 75009, 75009 Paris, France
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Reviewed April 21, 2018

We attended Shabbat services twice and felt very welcomed by the congregants. The Temple is quite beautiful with very nice stained glass. We attended Friday night Shabbat dinner hosted by the temple. The people were lovely and the food was very good. However, the Rabbi...More

1  Thank altman41
Reviewed December 26, 2017

A huge synagogue with beautiful architecture and an impressive history. We were lucky to attend Friday night services. Please note that it is separate seating for men & women. After services we had a wonderful Shabbat dinner, served family-style and featuring delicious Sephardic food. Lots...More

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Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

The biggest and most beautiful synagogue in Paris. Just incredibly decorated and bright. It's a must see in Paris Jewish life.

1  Thank Jacques-Elie L
Reviewed September 12, 2016

If you're a Jewish visitor to Paris, this building might interest you for architectural or historical reasons. Built in the 19th century and surviving Nazi occupation..this is a huge orthodox synagogue that alas attracts very few worshipers nowadays as most Parisian Jews no longer live...More

2  Thank leonardg904
Reviewed July 15, 2016

Spectacular synagogue!! The architecture is beautiful! Go there on Friday evening for the Shabbat prayers - it's the best way to visit this beautiful synagogue. In my opinion there are another two amazing synagogues in Paris: - The Portuguese synagogue (Synagogue Buffault), near the Great...More

9  Thank Michael F
Reviewed May 18, 2016

The Grande Synagogue de Paris, also known as Synagogue de la Victoire, was inaugurated in 1874 and classed as a historical monument in 1987. The building, with its beautiful Romanesque façade, is located in the 9th arrondissement. Visitors can also step inside to admire the...More

3  Thank yvesganansia
Reviewed April 23, 2016

I went there expecting a nice old synagogue, what I saw was just breathtaking! The architecture is beautiful. The wall honoring the Jews of Paris who died fighting for their country in WWI was ver moving. I went back to services Friday night and the...More

4  Thank Aliza D
Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

A very rich decorated old synagogue. Go there for service Friday night . Traditional service with 50-60 people . Shabath dinner served , order in advance .

3  Thank Gidons51
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Opera / Bourse
The neighbourhood around Opéra and Bourse is a belle
époque paradise of grand boulevards, refined arcades,
and mass-market art-nouveau entertainment. Here,
modern day workers continue to take advantage of the
legacy that nobility and finance left in the 19th
century. Brightly-lit brasseries, theatres, and
cinemas sit side by side with French bistros
predominating in one area and Japanese restaurants in
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