Golden Rose Synagogue
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Golden Rose Synagogue information
Lonely Planet review
The late-16th-century Golden Rose Synagogue stood at the heart of the inner district before the Nazis blew it up in 1941. Archaeologists were hard at work excavating the fenced-off site when we visited. The local Jewish community hopes to rebuild the synagogue in the near future.