Local nameSinagoga
LocationVecrīga, Riga, Latvia

The Peitav Synagogue or Peitav-Shul is the only synagogue in Riga to have survived the Holocaust and to be currently active. It is a center of the Latvian Jewish community and recognized by the Latvian government as an architectural monument of national significance.The Synagogue was built 1903-1905, designed by architect Wilhelm Neumann in an art nouveau style. When Riga's synagogues were burned in 1941 by the Nazis and their Latvian collaborators, the Peitav Synagogue was the only one to survive because of its location in the Old Town, adjacent to other buildings.

Tags Place of WorshipModern ArchitectureJewish Culture
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Opening hours

Sun - Thu: 8 am - 4 pm
Fri: 8 am - 3 pm
Sat: closed

More information and contact


Phone +371 67 214 507

Address Peitavas iela 6/8, LV-1050 Riga, Latvia

Coordinates 56°56'45.486" N 24°6'38.226" E

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