Portuguese Synagogue, Amsterdam

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Portuguese Synagogue is a relic of the mass migration of Portuguese Jews to Amsterdam during the Inquisition. The ornate synagogue, finished in 1675, allowed the Jews, who had been expelled from Spain and subsequently fled Portugal, the freedom to practice their religion. Take a tour to gain a deeper understanding of the hardships the Jews faced. A tour that includes a guided walk through the Jewish quarter in addition to the synagogue is also available. Plan your Portuguese Synagogue visit and explore what else you can see and do in Amsterdam using our Amsterdam online tour builder .
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  • Interesting place to see the Jewish history in Amsterdam from the 17th century till these days. Entry cost 17 Euro - combined ticket for the Jewish history museum and the Holocaust memorial  more »
  • What an interesting place. Good audio tour that gives a lot of explanation. Combination with the other 4 museums is really recommended. Too bad the opening hours on the website and on the board at the entrance do not knock.
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  • This building is so historic and is preserved so well. It's a pity that it is rarely used as a house of worship. An enormous synagogue of great interest to all
  • A "must visit" place if you end visiting Amsterdam. The place is beautiful and historical. People there were very nice.
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