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Vilnius Choral Synagogue, Vilnius

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The Choral Synagogue of Vilnius is the only synagogue in Vilnius that is still in use. The other synagogues were destroyed partly during World War II, when Lithuania was occupied by Nazi Germany, and partly by the Soviet authorities after the war.The Choral Synagogue of Vilnius was built in 1903.The synagogue is built in a Romanesque-Moorish style.It is the only active synagogue that survived both the Holocaust and Soviet rule in this city that once had over 100 synagogues. International donations and a small community of Jews in Vilnius support the synagogue. The synagogue holds services and is open to visitors.
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  • It's definitely a place that's worth checking out. The synagogue was used as storage by the Nazis and the graveyard was destroyed. However, it's again functioning as a place of worship and the graveya...  more »
  • This is the last remaining synagogue in Vilnius. There were once over 100. I was quite surprised that not only was the synagogue open but there was literally no security - nor even anyone there. Built...  more »
  • I saw this synagogue from outside. Looking interesting form outside but it was not open to enter inside.  more »