High Synagogue, Krakow

2.6
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
High Synagogue is an inactive 16th-century Orthodox Jewish synagogue located in the Kazimierz District of Kraków, Poland. Also known as the "Tall Synagogue", the name corresponds to its height or, alternatively, because the prayer hall was situated upstairs. It is the tallest synagogue in the city and is an example of Late Renaissance architecture.

Plan to see High Synagogue and other attractions that appeal to you using our Krakow day trip planning app.
Source
Improve this listing »
Create an itinerary including High Synagogue
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

High Synagogue reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 3.5
72 reviews
Google
3.7
TripAdvisor
  • This is the only high and monument synagogue in Kraków - this has its historical reasons. This one was built of private money - the history of the synagogue is interesting, Actually it is under...  more »
  • The building looks decrepit, similar to the cafe next door (2 Okna) and the next house over. I have no clue why as so much of Krakow has been renovated. The building goes back to 1563 and is the...  more »
  • With its imposing exterior when viewed from across the street you can easily tell that the High Synagogue, dating from the 16th century, was a house of worship, but not much remains of its religious.....  more »
Google
  • Sinagoga "Alta" chiamata così perché la sala di preghiera era al piano superiore. Oggi al piano terra vi è una libreria mentre la sala del culto ospita una mostra fotografica relativa alla storia di famiglie ebree di Cracovia.
  • Si entra da una libreria...dentro non è rimasto granché, forse servirebbe qualcos'altro per portarti a visitarlo.

Plan your trip to Krakow

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.