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Ancient synagogue of Castelo Branco

Practical info

Type of location: Closed synagogue

Ancient synagogue of Castelo Branco

10 Rua da Misericordia, Castelo Branco

Historical description

Castelo Branco

Castelo Branco is known, as the first part of its name suggests, for its medieval buildings. The Jewish presence dates back to at least the 14th century. An organised Jewish community existed in the town until the advent of the Inquisition. Old buildings in the ... Read more