Ibn Danan Synagogue

Top choice synagogue in Fez El Jdid

This pretty 17th-century synagogue was restored with the aid of Unesco in 1999. The doors are rarely flung wide, so you may need to find the guardian to invite you inside and point out the main features, including a mikva (ritual bath) in the basement. The original 17th-century torah scrolls, made of gazelle skin, are in a wooden cupboard on the far wall. The synagogue is well signposted.

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