Portuguese Synagogue, Amsterdam

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Portuguese Synagogue is a relic of the mass migration of Portuguese Jews to Amsterdam during the Inquisition. The ornate synagogue, finished in 1675, allowed the Jews, who had been expelled from Spain and subsequently fled Portugal, the freedom to practice their religion. Take a tour to gain a deeper understanding of the hardships the Jews faced. A tour that includes a guided walk through the Jewish quarter in addition to the synagogue is also available. Plan your Portuguese Synagogue visit and explore what else you can see and do in Amsterdam using our Amsterdam online tour builder .
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  • the solemnity and grandeur of the place are amazing; Unfortunately stayed there too little time... must see!
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  • The Portuguese Synagogue is a really impressive building that is just so good to view. The Portuguese Synagogue ,aka as the Esnoga or the Snoge is a great building that has some serious history attach...  more »
  • Well-organized, with appropriate explanations. Good historical information, in rooms that are on the campus, adjacent to the synagogue. An important, although austere building. Very valuable. Worth seeing and know the history.
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  • Bought Ticket for the museum and it included a visit here. Me and my girlfriend were very warmly welcomed and had a nice chat with the staff. The Synagogue is very beautiful and really old! With the ticket you buy you have access to the museum, the synagogue and the Holocaust museum :) it's definitely worth a visit!
  • Gets a 5 out of 5. Simply because of the guy who turn us down at the entrance. I cant remember the quote but i felt like he was saying "you have got no ticket? then get out of here you crazy englishman" loved it.
  • So pretty! Definitely worth a visit
  • Restored to it's original ancient feel, interesting history and landmark.
  • Impessive place! However, they take 15 euros for a visit. I never heard churches or mosques charge an entrance fee. Guys, religion is not a bussines, hah?!

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