Bulgaria / Sofia and Surrounding Areas / Samokov

Synagogue of Samokov

Practical info

Type of location: Synagogue

Synagogue of Samokov

Glas Ko, Samokov

Historical description


Some of the richest Sephardic families in Europe made their fortune in the small city of Samokov, located about thirty-seven miles south of Sofia. A branch of the Apollo family, which originated in Vienna, founded a veritable empire here, with ventures in ... Read more