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Address: 16 Klausner, Jerusalem 9338814, Israel
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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    The Agnon House in Jerusalem is a National Heritage Site,...

    The Agnon House in Jerusalem is a National Heritage Site, dedicated to the work of the writer Shmuel Yosef (S.Y) Agnon, the 1966 Nobel Prize in Literature laureate. Today the house is a literature museum and a venue for tours, lectures, performances and workshops.

We are delighted to invite you to enjoy a glimpse of the great writer's life and work.

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Agnon's Abode

If you love Hebrew literature and want to gain some sense of where S.Y.Agnon wrote his timeless tales, come visit his house. It's atmospheric and evocative of a bygone era.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 January 2017
Frances P
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

If you love Hebrew literature and want to gain some sense of where S.Y.Agnon wrote his timeless tales, come visit his house. It's atmospheric and evocative of a bygone era.

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Jerusalem District, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

The house of Agnon is now a museum of his life. You can see his study , his writing table that is a standing table . You see his library and the house he lived in . Very interesting

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

For those Israel history buffs especially literature, this is an interesting place to learn about one of Israel's greatest writers. The center is very nicely done and interesting to visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2013

I finally found Agnon's house after many years of trying. It was worth the trouble ! The house itself is quite lovely, comprising a strikingly simple Bauhaus type of architecture. One could easily live there. It must have been wonderful when he built it out in the country. A short walk down to the end of his street and one... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2013

very interesting house about Agnon's house and about his life. there is a good film about his family and life, so we can understand his ideas and style of wrote.

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