Visit a truly hidden gem in the Spanish city of Ubeda at Sinagoga del Agua, a relic of Judaism in Spain that lay undiscovered behind a local home until 2006. Explore the synagogue, which lies below street level, and its warren of tunnels and rooms. Entry to the underground complex includes access to the synagogue itself, as well as a guided tour through the rooms, with background on the history of Jews in Spanish cities from medieval times to the present day. Ponder the mystery of the site’s construction and the lives of those who used it. Be sure to check the online schedule for special events and talks on a variety of subjects throughout the year. Keep in mind that although information is available in printed form in English, the tours are conducted in Spanish. Using our international travel planner, Ubeda attractions like Sinagoga del Agua can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Sinagoga del Agua reviews
It is lovingly restored and while it is a museum and not an active synagogue,it is very sensitive to any suggestions and requests. It is not affiliated with any religious organization but our guide... more »
We lucked into the last tour before they closed for lunch. It would be in Spanish but they gave us a detailed booklet with lots of information. We had time to go through it before the tour and... more »
Really a cool place. The tour is informative and interesting and it’s really cool to discover this hidden secret place of worship and get an idea of what medieval Spain was like with the mixing of religions. Definitely recommend.
Well worth a visit. Amazing.
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