The Great Synagogue of Stockholm, Stockholm

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The Great Synagogue of Stockholm is located on a small street called Wahrendorffsgatan, close to the park Kungsträdgården on Norrmalm, Stockholm. It was built 1867-1870 according to designs made in 1862 by the architect Fredrik Wilhelm Scholander. The building has been called a "paraphrase over Oriental motifs", and it is listed in the Swedish registry of national historical buildings. It was preceded by an earlier synagogue at Tyska Brunnsplan in the Stockholm Old Town, used 1790-1870, and services were held in an even earlier location on Köpmanbrinken near Köpmantorget in the Old town 1787-1790.The Judiska biblioteket, the Jewish Community Library, is located beneath the Great Synagogue of Stockholm. Its multilingual collection consists of books in Swedish, German, English, French, Hebrew, and other languages. It includes the library of Rabbi Marcus Ehrenpreis, who was Chief Rabbi of Sweden from 1914 to 1951. The Library also hosts occasional exhibits, such as the 2007 exhibit of the Friedrich Kellner World War II diary which chronicles the years of the Third Reich and the Holocaust of European Jewry.
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  • Completed in 1870, the Great Synagogue of Stockholm was built at the same time as many other “Great Synagogues” in other European capitals. They were built in neo-moorish or neo-Assyrian...  more »
  • My wife and I recently visited this synagogue but could only view it from the outside. Our schedule was such that we could not make one of the designated times for a tour of the inside. Still, we...  more »
  • Outside of the Great Synagogue of Stockholm, there is a sign that indicates the tour times and charges for the tour. We came back on a week day for the 11 a.m. tour. Our guide was Eva (Chavah). She.....  more »
  • Secure place like in Pentagon!😉 Profesional people 👍
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  • Stockholms synagoge är en stängd anläggning som är svåråtkomlig. Det är användbart för många att ta reda på hur inuti denna vackert vackra byggnad.
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  • Byggd 1870 och uppvisar en fantastisk byggnad centralt och lugnt läge. Mycket vacker på både in och utsida. Jag är tacksam och stolt över denna synagoga. Många familjer firar sabbaten, eller t.ex Purim här, en stor glädjehögtid när man läser hela Estern bok ur Skriften. Jag välsignar denna plats.

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