Ashkenazi Synagogue of Baku is housed in an imposing beige building which opened in 2003 near the city center. Inside are two prayer halls, one for the Ashkenazi Jews and the other for Georgian Jews, as well as a library and research centre. Step inside to discover Baku’s surprisingly rich Jewish heritage, as the city has been home to a large Jewish community since the mid-19th century. Thus this building is also a symbol of tolerance. Put Ashkenazi Synagogue of Baku into our Baku online journey planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Baku.
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We stumbled across this synagogue by chance while walking back to the Old City from the Taza Bazaar, so we went in to take a look. We met some people inside and had a nice chat with them, about the... more »
Nice building, but it was close ... We go specially to the synagogue from Jerusalem to visit but one person with NO ENGLISH, told us that it was not possible to visit the synagogue, we get really... more »
We visited the synagogue for a holiday , I email the Rabbi before our travel to Baku and we received an immediate response with an invitation. Thank you Rabbi for welcoming us to your sanctuary.
Also the mountain Jews synagogue is inside this building on the entrance floor. To me that synagogue was more interesting
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