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Krakow Sights

Stara Synagoga (Old Synagogue)

  • ul. Szeroka 24 Map It

Updated 12/17/2012

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The oldest surviving example of Jewish religious architecture in Poland, this synagogue was built in the 15th century and reconstructed in Renaissance style following a fire in 1557. It was here in 1775 that Tadeusz Kościuszko successfully appealed to the Jewish community to join in the national insurrection. Looted and partly destroyed during the Nazi occupation, it has been rebuilt and now houses the Museum of the History and Culture of Kraków Jews. Audioguides are

available for10 zł.

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Sight Information

Address:

ul. Szeroka 24, Kraków, 31-053, Poland

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Phone:

012-422–09–62

Sight Details:

  • zł 8; Monday free
  • Mon. 10–2, Tues.–Sun. 9–5 (closed Tues. in winter months)

Updated 12/17/2012

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