Great Synagogue

Local nameבית הכנסת הגדול
LocationJerusalem, Israel

Constructed in 1982, this monumental building is one of the largest and greatest synagogues in Jerusalem. When inside, note its breathtaking stained glass windows and the exhibit of the impressive Judaic art collection.

The synagogue serves as a religious, cultural and social center of the city and it is used as a venue for weddings, banquets, and other ceremonies. It also draws many visitors during Shabbatot, Israel Independence Day, and other important holidays.

Tags Place of WorshipJewish CultureReligious SiteSynagogue
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Opening hours

Great Synagogue Experience (group tours):
Sun - Thu: 9 am - noon


Free admission - donations are always welcome.

Please note that to enter the Sanctuary, visitors must be appropriately attired: men must have head covering and women must wear modest dress.

More information and contact


Official Website


Phone +972 52 389 5190

Address The Jerusalem Great Synagogue 56 King George Street Jerusalem

Coordinates 31°46'32.82" N 35°12'59.779" E

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