Etz Hayyim Synagogue

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Etz Hayyim Synagogue information

Hania , Greece
Parodos Kondylaki
+30 28210 86286
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Opening hours
10am-6pm Mon-Thu, to 3pm Fri
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Crete’s only remaining synagogue (dating from the 15th century) was badly damaged in WWII and reopened in 1999. It sports a mikve (ritual bath), tombs of rabbis and a memorial to the local Jews killed by the Nazis. Today it serves a small congregation and is open to visitors. Find it on a small lane accessible only from Kondylaki street.