Portuguese Synagogue of Amsterdam
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At the heart of the Jewish Cultural Quarter stands the majestic Portuguese Synagogue. The building is still used for religious services, but it is also open to the public. It hosts frequent candlelight concerts. Hundreds of candles illuminate the perfectly intact 17th-century interior. Visitors to…
The most beautiful synagogue of Amsterdam, built in 1675 (and not changed since then) and still active as a synagogue today.
The Portugese Synagogue is a beautiful 17th-century remnant of the culture of the many Sephardic Jews who settled in the Dutch Republic after they were expelled from Portugal and Spain in the late 15th century.