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Jewish Museum of Sofia

Practical info

Type of location: Museum

Jewish Museum of Sofia

ul. Ekzarh Yosif 16, 1000 Sofia

Tel : +359 2 983 14 40

Historical description


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