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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.ImagesIt couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to The Lancut Synagogue and many more Lancut attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Lancut trip itinerary planner.
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The Lancut Synagogue Reviews
Jedním slovem nádhera.Poláci uchovávejte si své poklady.Kdykoliv zpřístupněná všem kdo chtějí shlédnout tuto památku přímo v centru more »In a Word, beautiful. Poles keep your treasures. At any time exposed to all who want to see this right in the Centre
Dobrym duchem tego miejsca jest pan przewodnik. Jego wszechstronna wiedza na temat kultury i życia codziennego Żydów, którą bardzo chętnie się dzieli ze zwiedzającymi, bardzo pomaga w zrozumieniu tego... more »Good spirit of this place is the Lord Guide. His comprehensive knowledge about the culture and everyday life of the Jews, which very gladly shares with visitors, very helpful in understanding this not existing in the world. The temple itself is a carefully renovated and outside the liturgical objects has a large collection of everyday objects, related to the life of the Jews. Sometimes doors are closed, but is given to them the phone call, to provide it. I recommend!
Wyjątkowe miejsce ocalone przed zniszczeniem przez Niemców dzięki hr. Potockiemu. Warto posłuchać jak Żydzi śpiewają wewnątrz synagogi, niezapomniane przeżycie. Niestety synagoga jest zwykle zamknięta... more »A special place saved from destruction by the Germans with hr. Potocki because. It is worth to listen to how the Jews sing inside the synagogue, an unforgettable experience. Unfortunately, the synagogue is usually closed and opened only for organized tours.
Amazing inside. It is among the most beatuful churches.
Very historical place
Unique and beautifully decorated with paintings. Make sure to visit there in łańcut.
Though from the outside can not admire it's worth taking a look inside and see the Interior.
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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