Central Sofia Synagogue (Tsentralna Sofiiska Sinagoga), Sofia

Categories: Architectural Buildings, Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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3.8/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web
The largest Sephardic synagogue in southeastern Europe, Central Sofia Synagogue (Tsentralna Sofiiska Sinagoga) has been the pride of Bulgaria's Jewish community for almost a century. The synagogue's main chandelier is the largest in the Balkans, weighs approximately 2 metric tons (4,480 lbs.), and is said to be made from ancient Middle Eastern gold. As you enter, note the plastic ornaments and stone carvings on the building's facade. When you enter the richly decorated interior, you'll see marble columns, wooden carvings, and multicolored Venetian floor mosaics. Stop by the small museum on the second floor and the synagogue's famous Judaica library. Plan to visit Central Sofia Synagogue (Tsentralna Sofiiska Sinagoga) during your Sofia vacation using our convenient Sofia travel itinerary planner.
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  • I went to visit but unfortunately was closed, I was able to enjoy the outside which is a beautiful building.
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  • located next to the market, does not require much time to visit. It impresses by its size and allows you to take charge of the spirituality that there may develop. One of the keepers of the same spoke perfect Spanish and access to explanations of the site
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  • The Central Sofia Synagogue is one of four impressive buildings of worship in central Sofia. It complements three other religious structures - an Orthodox church, a Mosque and a Roman Catholic church....  read more »
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