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Ancient synagogue of Ribeauvillé

Infos pratiques

Type de lieu : Closed synagogue

Ancient synagogue of Ribeauvillé

17 rue de la Synagogue, Ribeauvillé

Ribeauvillé (

Description historique


Ribeauvillé is famous for its three castles. The Jewish presence dates back at least to the 13th century, when they were welcomed by the Lords of Ribeaupierre. The Jewish community had a synagogue by 1311. This welcome was subject to heavy local and regional taxes, ... Read more