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Zhovkva Defence Synagogue, Zhovkva

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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Zhovkva Defence Synagogue is located in Zhovkva. To visit Zhovkva Defence Synagogue on your holiday in Zhovkva, and find out what else Zhovkva has to offer, use our Zhovkva holiday planner.
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  • The synagogue was built in the Renaissance style with Baroque elements and included into the system of city walls. The synagogue and Jewish city walls were gates, and it could serve as a powerful defensive Tower. Built in 1698 g. with the assistance of King Jan III Sobieski in place of the burnt wooden synagogues. During the second world war were destroyed and Interior supporting columns were destroyed, but the roof stayed intact. Before the start of the 1990-ies, the building was used as a warehouse. Unfortunately, the restoration does not keep, Windows are broken.
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  • This place is really nice to visit the village is very beautiful, and the Synagogue makes you have a small idea how important was the jewish comunity for this place. When you arrive in Zhovkva you hav...  read more »
  • It was built at time of King Jan Sobieski, at the fortress line. Now old walls, with top like crown are looks like a small piece of Pallatinium hill in town. Deep at underground level, lot of pots wit...  read more »
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