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Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue, Yangon (Rangoon)

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Myanmar’s only synagogue, Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue stands the test of time, beautifully maintained to serve the small Jewish community of the city. Constructed in 1893 and tucked into a busy street, the building is a listed heritage site of the city and a remnant of the country’s colonial era. Once a thriving place of worship, the synagogue now serves fewer than 20 members, but still opens its doors for services and as a museum. Visit in the morning, admiring the Torah reading table, ornate balconies, and delicate white and blue decorations depicting the Star of David motif. Use our Yangon (Rangoon) trip itinerary planner to arrange your visit to Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue and other attractions in Yangon (Rangoon).
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  • I just wandered in, there was no one around, I think it may have been closed. It is very close to Thingyan. A sign said it was closed on Sundays. It was a lovely break from the heat and the hectic str...  more »
  • The synagogue is close to the busy street market on 26th St, so the visit can be combined with seeing downtown street life and Scot's Market. We knew the synagogue would be closed in the evening, but ...  more »
  • Here is very good. No need to remove your shoes and attractive 5555 was convenience. Like in the mood, décor, authentic Jews. With photos of major parties here, such as the Israel press.
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  • Went to the outside but got There at 330 after it has closed. I was only in Yangon for an afternoon but would love to check it out if i come back. I was told after the fact to email shalom Myanmar to ensure its open. The posted sign says mon-sat 9:30-2:30
  • Historic
  • A Beautiful synagogue, hidden in plain site. Lovingly cared for with much history in a changing city.
  • Moses Samuels is a classy gentleman