Princes Road Synagogue

Princes Road
Liverpool
Merseyside
L8 1TG

Tel: 0151 709 3431

Fax: 0151 709 4187

Princes Road Synagogue

About

The Old Hebrew Congregation's Grade I* listed building (1874) with spectacular interior. Probably Europe's finest example of the Moorish Revival or Saracenic style of synagogue architecture. Guided talks (1 hour) outline the architecture, the history of the building and of the local Jewish community and include a demonstration of the artefacts and their place in Religious traditions.

The Synagogue was designed by W and G Audsley of Liverpool. Built in 1874 of red sandstone and unpressed brick, the building impressively combines Gothic and Moorish architecture. The stepped gable surmounts a rose window flanked by octagonal turrets. The interior is rich in marble and gold and has a tunnel vaulted nave, a magnificent Byzantine style Ark of the Convenant and a columnated almemar.

On-street parking alongside synagogue.
Disabled access very limited.
Pre-booking essential

Facilities

Other

  • Booking essential
  • Indoor Attraction

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre

Map & Directions

Road Directions

End of M62, sharp left onto Queens Drive, follow dual carriageway. At end of dual carriageway (double roundabout) turn right onto Allerton Rd. Continue on this main shopping road for approximately 3 miles. Road name changes from Allerton Rd, to Smithdown Rd to Upper Parliament St. Turn left onto Princes Rd (next traffic lights after Grove St) Synagogue is about 100 yards on left.

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    Recent Reviews:

    • 62jools
      Warrington, United Kingdom
      Trip type:
      Friends getaway
      Educational and interesting!
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 14th August 2018
      Visited this beautiful building with a group of pensioner friends. Just phoned a few days before to arrange it. Most of us had very little knowledge of the Jewish religion and had never set foot... Read full review
    • graham198
      Liverpool, United Kingdom
      Trip type:
      Couples
      Florence Nightingale
      4 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 10th July 2018
      Near to the Synagogue is a statue in tribute to Florence Nightingale, it was good to see it such good condition. There are many interesting historic buildings and statues in this area. Obviously one... Read full review
    • DEP3
      Binghamton, New York
      Trip type:
      Solo travel
      Book in advance to see this magnificent gem !
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 13th June 2018
      Wonderful guided tour of the history of Jewish arrival in Liverpool as well as fascinating tour of this breathtakingly beautiful synagogue dating back to the 1870´s. Remains a functioning synagogue... Read full review

    Opening Times

    2018 (1 January 2018 - 31 December 2018)
    DayTimes
    Monday09:3015:30*
    Tuesday09:3015:30*
    Wednesday09:3015:30*
    Thursday09:3015:30*
    FridayClosed*
    SaturdayClosed*
    SundayClosed*

    * Pre-booking Only

    Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

    Awards

    • Visit England Code of Practice 2013

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