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Ancient synagogue of Vidin

Practical info

Type of location: Closed synagogue

Ancient synagogue of Vidin

Видинската синагога, ul. “Baba Vida” 29, 3703 g.k. Georgi Benkovski, Vidin

Historical description


A beautiful   was built in Vidin in 1894 by the architect Friedrich Grunanger. A two-storey building with impressive stained-glass windows. At that time, about 1500 Jews lived in Vidin. This number increased on the eve of the Second World War. It was damaged by ... Read more