Neveh Shalom Jewish Synagogue, Paramaribo

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Observe the deep Jewish roots of the Surinamese capital by visiting Neveh Shalom Jewish Synagogue, a place of worship established and built by the Ashkenazi community of Jews in Paramaribo in 1719. Head inside and survey the unusual sandy floor--purportedly a reminder of the Hebrews' 40 years spent in the desert after exodus from Egypt. Don’t miss the opportunity to explore one of the oldest synagogues in the Western hemisphere. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Paramaribo trip simple and quick.
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  • Nice to visit. the synagogue is a few hundred years old. Nice rondleieing and a good guide that knew to tell interesting stories about the synagogue.
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  • There were Jews in Suriname since the 17th century, when the Portuguese Inquisition drove them out of Brazil. In the early 18th century, land was purchased in Paramaribo for the construction of a syna...  more »
  • Nice building, is located right next to the mosque, not sure if it also to see inside for tourists. We were there on a Sunday, then almost everything closed in Paramaribo.
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  • A place where you can see synagoge and moskee in peace beside each other
  • Worl attraction, synagogue and mosque besides each other
  • Such a vibrant and welcoming community A place to commemorate our Sephardic West Indian ancestors Baruch Hashem
  • שנה טובה 5776 Shana Tova OuMetouka best friends a happy year a good year and good luck
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  • Nice picture n synagogue next to mosque 😂👍 ✊ ✌
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