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Synagogue and Museum
The Old Synagogue in Dubrovnik is the oldest Sephardic synagogue still in use today. It was built in 1408 thanks to the Jews who came from Spain to Dubrovnik during the prosecution. Jews got engaged in trade and quickly adapted into the society of Dubrovnik. The synagogue can be found in Žuidska Street, which had a sign that indicated the beginning of the Jewish fourth at its gates. During the earthquake in 1667, the synagogue was severely damaged. Today it houses ritual objects from the 16th and 18th century which were kept in a secret place during World War II, as well as the Torah.
Category: Museum Art Palace, Old town,
Žudioska Street (old town), Dubrovnik 20000
42.641441, 018.110197 (42°38’29.2″N, 018°06’36.7″E)
Summer 10:00-20:00h, winter 10:00-15:00h
20 HRK (2.60 EUR)
GPS coordinates: 42.641441, 018.110197 (42°38’29.2″N, 018°06’36.7″E)
Address: Žudioska Street (Old Town), Dubrovnik 20000
The synagogue and the museum are located in the Old Town of Dubrovnik at Žudioska Street (around 100 meters away from the city gates of Buža)
If you are driving with a car show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas odvezite me do staroga grada Dubrovnika i ostavite kod gradskih vrata od Buža u Ulici iza Grada. Hvala!
You must also show to the taxi driver that he must turn on the taximeter:
Molim Vas uključite taksimetar. Hvala!
Please can you tell me how to find this sight:
Molim Vas uputite me prema židovskoj sinagogi i muzeju. Nalazi se u ulici Žudioska u starom dijelu grada Dubrovnika, nedaleko od gradskih Vrata od Buža. Hvala!
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