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Abuhav Synagogue

Abuhav Street, Safed 13102, Israel
+972 4-692-3885
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wowow

this place is really really major. history, antique, really really nice place where everyone has to... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
m3221917
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Safed, Israel
Very impresive!

The synagogue is only a short walk from the town and in it you can see the interior of a very... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
eli_puszkar
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Mexico City, Mexico
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Abuhav Street, Safed 13102, Israel
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+972 4-692-3885
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

this place is really really major. history, antique, really really nice place where everyone has to go visit

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The synagogue is only a short walk from the town and in it you can see the interior of a very synagogue that was originally built in the XV century and named after a very famous scholar, Isaac Abuja.

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Reviewed 2 July 2018

Rabbi Yitzchak Abuhav, after whom the synagogue was named - not only was not in Safed, but probably never heard of it. He lived before the name of Safed was published in the 16th century during the golden age of the city. Rabbi Isaac Abuhav,...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Words cannot describe the beauty of this amazing and unique synagogue. Just when you're blown away, look upwards at the ceiling... Wow wow wow

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Reviewed 30 May 2018

A beautiful place to worship, to feel and to share... even though I dont underpants Hebrew but it gives me a wonderful experience.

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

This is definitely a place to visit if you make it to Safed. Its an absolutely beautiful synagogue that legend holds flew here from spain. The art and design id something to be seen by eyes only. They are closed during week but open for...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Beautiful old Sephardic synagogue just off the main street. Donations accepted, restrooms available nearby. You can really feel the history of the building and the city here.

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Reviewed 25 December 2017

This synagogue is a bit off the beaten path, off the main drag, but the entire place is so pretty, it is worth the visit. It offers breathtaking architectural throughout the building.

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Reviewed 30 November 2017

This is a 15th century synagogue which is still functioning. It has a beautifully designed oval domed ceiling, gorgeous light fixtures and three Holy Arks. This structure was rebuilt twice, due to earthquakes. The first in 1759, when the quake almost leveled Safed....just the southern...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

A fantastic old-world Shul complete with intricate ceiling art and general decoration. Take your time around the place and really soak it in.

Thank Richard T
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Zohar Allison S
8 March 2018|
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Response from Richard T | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about their admittance policies I'm afraid. Sorry.
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billygold
9 March 2015|
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Response from Giora_I_L | Reviewed this property |
I am sur that Shabat service will be held in all Safad synagogues. In fact Ha'Ari HaAshkenazi and Abuhav are not far from each other. You should find out the service hours. The service will be in Hebrew and most likely... More
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