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Jewish Synagogue, Bridgetown

(4.6/5 based on 160 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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  • Barbados, an island a bit off the main and volcanic row of the Lesser Antilles, also has a somewhat different history than the other nearby islands by having been British all the time and not fought o...  more »
  • The synagogue and museum next door are worth a visit, beautiful buildings that really stand out. The museum has a self guided tour so you can explore at your own pace  more »
  • Excellently presented and information museum - covers much of the early history of the Jewish people in Barbados - the curator is very approachable and knowledgeable  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.