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The outside of the Great Synagogue looks like something nightmare vision of an architect obsessed with Brutalist architecture. There's no getting away with it, the facade of this building is ugly.
The interior is sadly empty and has been since the 1970s when the area...More
So this is a big squarish building that looks very solid from the outside. Inside it reminded me of a place to worship - They have stained glass windows and places to sit. It's a very calming atmosphere.
For those looking for Jewish historical roots in the city, the Great Synagogue is a must. It still functions for the small, residual observant congregation that still lives in the city limits, but also has the feel of a museum. There is a person at...More
Sorry state of affairs to find the Great Synagogue in the heart of Tel Aviv in such neglect. It should shine, but instead looks like an impenetrable dirty fortress. Could be something, and clearly once was. Wish it could be restored.
You cannot miss it on Allenby, being a former white, now quite dirty walled block.
As a key religious monument, I find it interesting, but not from a sightseeing perspective. It is empty, as synagogues are and needs cleaning on the outside.
Good place to...More
The Great Synagogue of Tel Aviv is immense. Perhaps one of the greatest of Israel. The architecture is a mix of modern, Bauhaus and Art Deco. Exterior view, it seems simple and austere, once inside you will have a feeling appeasement. I suggest you come...More
Stumbled upon this place in downtown tel aviv one evening and went in for a quick visit. It's just a regular mosque so I wouldn't go way out of my way to visit. But if you are in the area why not drop by?
Mazel tov you're in holy land! Your welcome to stop by and even join a prayer inside this magical place, a large grey building on Har sinai st. (by Allenby st.) and has a pretty cool interior design. Jewish people come to synagogue at friday...More