El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, Toledo

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Must see · Religious Site · Specialty Museum
Discover the rich Jewish history of Spain at El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum. Founded in the mid-14th century, the synagogue and surrounding structures feature a museum dedicated to the culture and heritage of Spanish Jews. Walk through the main prayer room to see original Hebrew inscriptions and the impressive Mudéjar architecture of the coffered ceiling. Scan the hundreds of museum artifacts that tell the story of Jewish history on the Iberian Peninsula. You can also visit the house of the renowned painter El Greco with the purchase of a combined entrance ticket. Use our Toledo trip builder site to add El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum and other attractions to your Toledo vacation plans.
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  • We were looking forward to visiting the Sephardi museum with my friends from Madrid . We are coming from London and our roots are in Toledo as Sephardi Jews. My friend has a service dog which he is...  more »
  • We enjoyed the beautiful synagogue and small museum located right next to the el Greco museum. Not much of the exhibit was in English, only Spanish.  more »
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  • Great piece of history, free admission You can see the history of Jewish existence in Spain during the moorish rule. I wish that they keep it as Synagogue and not putting the bell and cross above the roof, just to keep the original Synagogue as is
  • It's a very nice synagogue museum that shows the history of the Jews that used to be in that area, if you are a student bring your student ID to get in for free.

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