Germany / Essen

Alte Synagoge of Essen

Practical info

Type of location: Synagogue

Alte Synagoge of Essen

Edmund-Körner-Platz 1, 45127 Essen

+49 201 8845218

Maison de l’ancienne synagogue (

Historical description


The Jewish presence in the city seems to date from the 13th century. Following the expulsion, they only resettled there in a stable manner at the end of the 16th century, even if their numbers were very small. This did not prevent a synagogue from being built there ... Read more