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A very special experience with a brilliant guide who gave history, philosophy and then at the end... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2018
Chris T
Berkshire, United Kingdom
A truly beautiful building

Had an opportunity to visit during services and afterwards from small chapel saw the main sanctuary... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2018
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Via San Francesco d'Assisi 19 | Via San Francesco D'Assisi 19, 34133, Trieste, Italy
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

A very special experience with a brilliant guide who gave history, philosophy and then at the end admitted that she was catholic Lovely lady beautiful building

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chris T
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Had an opportunity to visit during services and afterwards from small chapel saw the main sanctuary which is large and quite beautiful. The building is now a bit over -00 years old and still stunning. Tours only on select days.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018

My wife and I visited the synagogue on the one of the mornings when there was a scheduled one hour tour (10 and 11:30----check to see days as they are given only a few times a week). The synagogue is impressive----has the interior (and exterior)...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Harold G
Reviewed September 24, 2017

We only were able to see the exterior as it was a Saturday and service would have disallowed. Further, I think you need to be invited to visit, but looking and knowing the structure was worth the time.

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank nmontesa
Reviewed August 22, 2017

Jewish or not, this is a must see. They are very strict with their tour times, but it is worth making the effort. You will learn a great deal about Triestian history and the significance of this place of worship which has survived two world...More

Date of experience: August 2017
5  Thank 347tracysim
Reviewed July 11, 2017

The largest synagogue in Italy, so they say, and certainly a beautiful one and an impressive one. there is also a smaller Synagogue attached for the weekly prayers.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank EviToursIsrael
Reviewed December 26, 2016

This is one of the largest synagogues in Europe and is worth walking past for that reason alone. It's a bit of a hike from the old town but is still worth a look. I didn't go inside (don't think it was open in the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed September 30, 2016

Huge, basilica-like synagague, built in 1912 when Trieste had a substantial Jewish community. Check visiting times carefully -- we had to argue our way in.

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Londontraveller01
Reviewed September 21, 2016

One of the largest synagogues of Europa. It is a huge building from outside, and inside is very nicely decorated. YOu can learn the importance of the Jews in the history of Triest.

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank 545medva
Reviewed August 13, 2016

I took the 11:30 tour (other times are published on their web site) and was pleased with the guide who spoke to me and a German couple in English. She was very knowledgeable about the subject matter, design and history of the building. The tour...More

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank lornen407
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Response from lornen407 | Reviewed this property |
I did the tour as a solo this past August. Just get to the synagogue on time. The English guide was part of the admission fee and she was very knowledgeable about the history of the building.