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Jewish Synagogue, Bridgetown

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.5/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web
Absorb some history at Jewish Synagogue, the only synagogue in town and one of the oldest in the Western Hemisphere. Learn about the building's history and the people it serviced, and discover how it endured through hurricanes, governmental seizure, and eventual renovation in 1986. Be sure to view the subterranean mikveh, ritual baths, discovered by chance and excavated in 2008, and take a stroll through the tranquil cemetery. Arrange to visit Jewish Synagogue and other attractions in Bridgetown using our Bridgetown family vacation planner.
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  • I toured this synagogue last year and we were fortunate to go was beautiful, its something rarely seen. We were educated about the history of this very sacred place. The out side had tombsto...  read more »
  • The location is ok and has been improved. There are many areas of interest at this location and it's a very eye opening view of the Jews in Barbados. 
  • As members of the Jewish faith, my wife and I made it a point to visit Nidhe Israel Synagogue before heading off to the beach for the day during our cruise stop on Barbados and it was truly an experie...  read more »
  • This is a must visit if you visit the island. I recommend it for all teachers, social science and history buffs. Jews also assisted the development of early Barbados.
  • awsome
  • Where's the entrance? I can't seem to find it
  • A real hidden gem.
  • Very special.
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