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Gumbaz Synagogue, Samarkand

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TripAdvisor
  • This synagogue has some historical significance in that it is one of the only remaining ones in Samarkand. BUT there isn't really much to see. It is small and run down and in need of some serious TLC.  more »
  • We drove past this site and asked our guide if we could see inside. It was closed but he made a phone call to the caretaker and we were told that he would come and open it up for us. When we entered i...  more »
  • We had a very nice visit here thanks to the wonderfully kind Rabbi. He was quick to display the old books as well as the Torah scroll, which was written in the city! A wonderful visit!  more »
Google
  • Beautiful synagogue with wonderful history. Usually locked though, so one needs to find the right person in the neighbourhood to open it. We only by chance saw the guy passing, so we got lucky.