The Lancut Synagogue, Lancut

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The Łańcut Synagogue is a Baroque synagogue in Łańcut, Poland. The Łańcut Synagogue is a rare surviving example of the four-pillar, vaulted synagogues that were built throughout the Polish lands in both wood and masonry from the sixteenth through the early nineteenth centuries. The synagogue was renovated in the mid-20th century, and underwent renovations in the years 1983-1990.ArchitectureThe synagogue is a simple Baroque, masonry building with a vestibule and side room, main hall and a women's balcony above the vestibule reached by an exterior staircase. The windows of the main hall are unusually large for a Polish synagogue; Krinsky believes that this may reflect the security of the Jews in Łańcut, who lived under the protection of the landowning family. The synagogue is built with eight, barrel-vaulted bays around a central Bimah, the four, massive, masonry pillars of which support the ceiling and roof. Painted, decorative plasterwork adorns the pillar capitals, ceiling, and walls. The floor in the restored building is made of concrete. The walls are decorated reproductions of the pre-war paintings. They feature traditional Jewish subjects, such as Noah and the Ark, symbols of the Zodiac, and images of musical instruments mentioned in the Book of Psalms.Images
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  • August 9, 2017
    Sorry, but my stay in łańcut, not allowed me to explore the tejpięknej Synangogi. It was not open with no known reason. Żłuję very, I watched similar objects for example. in Morocco and i wanted to compare the synagogue in łańcut. I think my next at Łańcut will allow me to see this interesting property.
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  • August 8, 2017
    Very interesting , well restored , I was allowed to take photo's . The caretaker was very very helpful , full of knowledge , he speaks Hebrew , English and Polish , We had a conversation in 3 language...  more »
  • July 22, 2017
    A place worthy of command in order to know the stories of Polish. Entrance 7 EUR very nice and knowledgeable gentleman guide that tells about the object and the complex history of the region. Doing an impression
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  • Amazing inside. It is among the most beatuful churches.
  • Very interesting, worth a look, IMHO more than Palace. Dissipation likes what he is doing-it's worth worth worth it.
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  • A unique place, though from the outside completely inconspicuous. Beautiful testimony of Jewish history on the American bomber raids. Talk with the Lord who takes care of the synagogue. He talks with passion, eloquently and vast knowledge about Jewish traditions, the fate of the Jews and the symbolism of the ornaments in the synagogue. Just ask.
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  • Every time I learn new things about this object, about the people associated with him. Superb guided tour. A unique place.
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  • A great place to visit.
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