Etz Hayyim Synagogue, Chania

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  • Even if you aren't jewish you will be fascinated by spending a small amount of time in this old Synagogue, which has been restored to its former glory to become a place of worship again. There is lots...  more »
  • You don't have to be Jewish to enjoy a visit this beatiful and recently restored synagogue. The building goes back to the 1400's but the synagogue to 1650. Very interesting history with a warm homelik...  more »
  • This synagogue was built in the 17th century and was well worth a visit during our time in Chania. It is a small, well-preserved and easy to find. It is an interesting piece of history. Learning about...  more »
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  • Lovely old synagogue tucked away in the side streets of the old town. What it lacks in visual appeal (currently under renovation), it makes up for in lovely, caring staff. They went out of their way to make me feel at home and brought the history to life.
  • A very beautiful Ancient synagoge and reach in history. Romaniotes Jewish community of Crete.
  • Womderful and peaceful place.
  • the president of the synagogue was very nice and helpful over the phone. great place to visit!
  • Truly memorable. I'm not a synagogue visitor type, but this one and its story are special. The docents are so forthcoming and earnestly into the spirit of it, and their earnestness is contagious. You won't regret visiting Etz Hayyim.
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