Sofia Synagogue

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Sofia Synagogue information

Sofia , Bulgaria
Address
Street ul Ekzarh Yosif 16
Getting there
tram 20
More information
www.sofiasynagogue.com
Opening hours
9am-4pm Mon-Fri, 10am-2pm Sun
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Sofia’s Moorish-style synagogue was designed by Austrian architect Friedrich Gruenanger, and was consecrated in 1909. Built to accommodate up to 1170 worshippers, it is the second-largest Sephardic synagogue in Europe, and its 2250kg brass chandelier is the biggest in Bulgaria.