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
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 »
Our Guide showed us this Jewish location that was recently discovered. It is located in a former corner building that was going to be razed and a new building erected over it. The lower level was... 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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