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Iglesia del Corpus Christi

Plaza Corpus n 0 7, Segovia, Spain
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Sad To See Jewish Memory Deleted By Church

This church replaced the 13th century Jewish synagogue. Jews in Segovia came to this synagogue... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
cjkranz
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New York City, New York
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Hard to find

Pretty obscure location right on the shopping street. We found it by chance, looked at the... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
Noraatc
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Boston, Massachusetts
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good42%
  • Average30%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
26 May 2017
“Hard to find”
26 Jan 2017
“Nicely restored (was destroyed in a fire)”
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Plaza Corpus n 0 7, Segovia, Spain

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This church replaced the 13th century Jewish synagogue. Jews in Segovia came to this synagogue before they were expelled from Spain in the late 1400s. There was a fire in the 18th Century that destroyed parts of Segovia and possibly the synagogue too. Now in...More

Thank cjkranz
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Pretty obscure location right on the shopping street. We found it by chance, looked at the courtyard and that was it: it was closed. Nothing of the Jewish heritage is left, but knowing that the synagogue dates back to the 14th century already makes this...More

Thank Noraatc
Reviewed 26 January 2017

The old synagogue from before the Jews were expelled from Spain. Worth a quick look - Not open every day, so check times with the tourist office (or on the church door)

Thank Albia-Newton
Reviewed 18 September 2016

The magnificent St Iglesia cathedral, the last Gothic church built in Spain, must be seen. It was built in the 13th century but the organ was installed in the 17th century when the Church was completed. Apparently the King and Queen celebrate Mass from the...More

Thank DM S
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Corpus Christi Church or Old Major Synagogue is easily missed. Just of the main shopping street this really is worth a view. Visit between 1045 to 1400 Monday - Wednesday & Thursday.

Thank Barry B
Reviewed 6 June 2016

According to the leaflet provided when you enter this church was formerly a synagogue and lies within the jewish quarter of Segovia. Only 1 euro to enter but you have to time it right because they are only open for a few hours each day...More

Thank chipmunk3
Reviewed 22 January 2016

It's a former synagogue. After the expulsion of Jews from Spain it was used as a church. Couldn't get inside as an appointment is required to have access.

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

Nothing Jewish to be seen at all in this small church. A question of shamefully misleading advertising.

Thank bonsi7
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Otherwise, I would possibly have another cake, unlike the Cathedral I felt nothing in this place, literally left me cold.

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 19 March 2015

little of interest. I found it offensive that an extremely large painting involving an anti semitic episode is displayed on one wall.

Thank frank806
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