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Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

This is a significant piece of Moroccan Jewish history. The synagogue was a central part and focal point of the Jewish community. It is a beautifully restored building but for the mikvah in the basement under the synagogue.

Thank Joel K
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Morocco had a quarter of a million Jews after World War Two. Now only a few thousand remain from as few as sixteen families.this synagogue has been lovingly preserved against those odds. The Torah is kept safe. The whole in the floor where a bath...More

Thank rjurat
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Although it has been restored and has some nice art touches there is really not a lot to see. You need a guide to fill you in with the history so you can appreciate it.

Thank michael p
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Restored to the original style, and very information on the history of the religion and synagogue in Morocco.

Thank Luv2TraveltheWorld50
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We visited the Synagogue with a tour guide. We learned it is 300 years old. There are 25 Synagogues in Fes, most closed for renovation. This was open & is a great part of Moroccan history when there was a large Jewish population. It is...More

Thank StevenHScher
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Finding this synagogue in Fes really was an experience. With the help of the conservator we got a brief but helpfull explanation. Great that Marocco maintains this Jewish place !

Thank tomBelgium
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I had never been in a synagoge so I liked it but it was not too special. It is nearby very nice souks where you can buy very nice stuff (shoes, watches, tracksuits of different football teams) when compared to the souks nearby cafe Clock....More

Thank Ayse Y
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Beautifull peace of history with a very old and rare Torah. Good way to see the mixture of religions in Fes

Thank zoutedropjes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I was surprised when, after my visit to this synagogue, I read the reviews. I went with a girlfriend and we both felt the same way after the visit- sort of sad. Jewish people were among the earliest settlers to Morocco and are an important...More

1  Thank daisymiami8
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This was one of the highlights of our walking tour around Fes. Think it was just as well that we had a guide as it would not be the easiest place to find. Well worth the visit though

Thank Tony S
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Does the synagogue have services--say on Yom Kippur in 2017? How does a visitor arrange to attend?
7 June 2017|
Response from 255060Charlie10 | Reviewed this property |
We went with a guide who had arranged all entries. You could contact the synagogue directly I'm sure . There was a woman who was the caretaker who opened it up for us.