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Grand Sephardic Synagogue of Sofia

Infos pratiques

Type de lieu : Museum

Grand Sephardic Synagogue of Sofia

Exarch Joseph Street 18, 1000 Sofia

+359 2 983 1273

Description historique


Jews reached Sofia during the first centuries C.E., the era of Roman domination. Ashkenazic Jews emigrating from Hungary and Bavaria were joined in the fifteenth century by Sephardic Jews fleeing the Spanish Inquisition. Until 1890, they lived in a sort of ghetto, ... Read more