Great Synagogue Rome, Italy 1901-04
This large Orthodox synagogue dates from 1904 and includes an excellent Jewish museum.
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- Great SynagogueTempio Maggiore
- 41.891950° N, 12.477982° E
- Lungotevere Cenci 1500186
Overviewby Holly Hayes
October 27, 2011
Designed by Vincenzo Costa and Osvaldo Armanni, the eclectic style of the Tempio Maggiore makes it stand out even in a city known for notable buildings and structures. It has been described both as Art Deco and "Assyrian Babylonian." The attention-grabbing design was a deliberate choice made by the community at the time who wanted the building to be a visible celebration of their freedom and to be seen from many vantage points in the city. It houses the offices of the Chief Rabbi of Rome and the Jewish Museum of Rome. continue reading →
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