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Jewish Synagogue, Bridgetown

(4.5/5 based on 140+ 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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  • Hauntingly beautiful and utterly historic this Synagogue is nestled in the heart of Bridgetown, restored to its former glory by a worldwide contribution network. All that is missing is its water fount...  more »
  • We stopped at the synagogue for a short time and had a great experience. The renovations that were done recently are amazing. It is great to see the old cemetery and Mikva. Museum is very informative ...  more »
  • Grest history of Jewidh emigration and the bsttle to keep the synagogue open over the last 100 years. The synagogue is open and the museum is a paid entry. There is no Holocaust memorial here. It is p...  more »
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  • 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.