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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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  • My wife and I went on a historic walking tour of Barbados earlier today and was surprised to discover that this included the Nidhe Israel Synagogue - not only the only Synagogue in Bridgetown but one ...  more »
  • I am so glad we made the effort to walk from dock where the Norwegian Gem dropped us off to explore a little of Barbados and view this very important historical site. This is the oldest synagogue in t...  more »
  • I toured this synagogue last year and we were fortunate to go inside.it was beautiful, its something rarely seen. We were educated about the history of this very sacred place. The out side had tombsto...  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.