Split Synagogue, Split

4.7
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Visit Split Synagogue, a piece of Jewish history tucked into the western walls of Diocletian's Palace within the old town. The synagogue ranks as the third oldest Sephardic synagogue in the world. Formed in 1728, the interior includes the Aron Ha-Kodesh: this ark and inner sanctuary faces Jerusalem and represents the most sacred place of worship, featuring a Classicist black and white marble construction. While the synagogue does not have a resident rabbi, the tight-knit Jewish community continually meets for Sabbath. Other highlights include a display of silverwork and a memorial to the victims of Nazi persecution. Use our Split road trip planning site to add Split Synagogue and other attractions to your Split vacation plans.
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  • As mentioned in the reviews this is a very old congregation dating back to early 1500. The volunteer gentleman docent spends time describing the history of the place, the community of 100 people who.....  more »
  • Lovely little synagogue with excellent guide. Sobering account of event of 1941-1945, especially after 1943.  more »

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