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Rua Alexandre Herculano 59, Lisbon 1250-010, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even following online booking and security procedures..our emails were not received so it was not easy to gain access. A dwindling community forced out by old age and spiraling property prices meant that most shabbat worshipers were tourists.

Thank leonardg904
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

We contacted the synagogue by email months before to request a visit. Prompt response and addressed the dates that we were available. Visit confirmed! Send a reminder out two weeks before. Bring 20 euro at least for a donation. Lovely sanctuary and a short talk...More

2  Thank Mitchell F
Reviewed June 22, 2018

Had the opportunity to visit Sinagoga Shaare Tikva while on trip to Lisbon, Portugal. It is an Orthodox synagogue, serving the needs of over 200 members. Built in 1904, it sits back from the main street behind a gated wall, due to laws of that...More

1  Thank Rosemary L
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

Not your average place to easily visit as you see it in Rato area. Send an email to make a booking and you will receive a friendly reply. The lady who does the tour is perfect for the job- friendly, approachable and easy to deal...More

1  Thank Helde2014
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

I visited this synagogue with my son for Shabbat morning services. Security is tight, in spite of having made arrangements ahead and filling out the questionnaire. Fleischmann ALAN is the major domo who greeted us and provided me with an Aliyah and access to obtain...More

2  Thank Raphael L
Reviewed January 18, 2018

We set up an appointment with Allan online to visit this synagogue, exchanged several emails about the exact day and time and finally when we came 30 min earlie, nobody answered when we rang a bell and did not open a door. We waited for...More

Thank kbiris
Reviewed December 2, 2017

Call ahead for an appointment to see this magnificent edifice built around 1900 by Sefardic families wishing to bring back Jewish traditions to Lisbon. A beautiful synagogue is waiting for you to see behind a construction looking entrance from the street. but once inside it...More

Thank manonthemove1812
Reviewed October 25, 2017

We tried to connect with the synagogue via the online email information, but the emails kept bouncing back. We were very disappointed as we really wanted to see the synagogue. We walked by a couple of times and rang the bell (it is behind a...More

Thank MGG47
Reviewed September 30, 2017

I reserved a seat for Yom Kippur. Did not have to as the seats cost, but felt the donation was important for this small community and the cost of refurbishing the Synagogue. I was there before too many arrived and had a chance to look...More

1  Thank GaryHill
Reviewed August 8, 2017

I got in touch with the synagogue almost a month in advance of my visit for Shabbat prayers, sent my passport and other details....when I arrived at the gates, a good-looking young gentlemen conducted an endless interrogation, including details of my life, how and when...More

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henry k
July 23, 2018|
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Response from Raphael L | Reviewed this property |
You have to google the synagogue Please refer to my earlier TripAdvisor post and you will find The right intel. Thx guy you want us Fleischmann ALAN from Coney Island. Thank you.
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rlevine217
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Response from Raphael L | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You have to send a email to Register with a passport and answer a questionnaire. Once you pass security by them , you will again be asked the purpose of your visit at the outside of the synagogue. Once Inside you... More
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