Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue

Local nameMusmeah Yeshua Synagogue
LocationYangon, Myanmar

Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue is the last remaining Jewish house of worship in Downtown Yangon and Burma's only synagogue. The synagogue stands between Indian paint shops and Muslim traders on a small street near the city centre. A plaque at the entrance of the building states that the present stone building, which was built between 1893 – 1896, replaced an earlier, smaller wooden structure that was erected in 1854. It is one of 188 sites on the Yangon City Development Council’s list of Heritage Buildings. It serves the few remaining Jews of the country, mostly descendants of Baghdadi Jews from Iraq.

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Address 26th Street, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)

Coordinates 16°46'27.395" N 96°9'14.347" E

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