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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

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

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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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

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    • Very Good
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    • Average
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    Recent Reviews:

    • Howi58
      Liverpool, United Kingdom
      Trip type:
      Solo travel
      Simply glorious!
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 4th March 2018
      Today, the Jewish community welcomed the Lord Mayor and other civic dignitaries and people of every faith to this most spectacular venue. The rather plain, red brick exterior, partly covered by metal... Read full review
    • GRHL
      southport pr9 9ef
      Trip type:
      Friends getaway
      A MUST SEE
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 15th February 2018
      Simple ring the synagogue to book a tour and the heritage beauty and explanations re our tour guide made for a wonderful morning . Worth a visit easy parking and an experience worth taking children... Read full review
    • Registerd N
      Berlin, Germany
      Trip type:
      Couples
      Beautiful Synagogue – definitely worth a visit
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 31st October 2017
      The Synagogue is gorgeous. Our tour was very interesting, covering the history of the building and the religious details. Need to pre-book. Very glad we made that visit. 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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