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The Portuguese Synagogue, also called Esnoga, is a synagogue that dates to the 17th century. At the time of construction it was the largest synagogue in the world. The building is still used for worship by the Portuguese Jewish Community. The collection illustrates the four century history of the Portuguese Jewish community.

Alternative name:

en Portuguese Synagogue

Portugese Synagoge
Mr. Visserplein 3
1011 RD Amsterdam

Museum type(s)

Specialized & Alternative History & Anthropology


Religion Religious building

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Opening hours

5 March Purim 10.00 - 16.00 (Wintersynagogue and Ma'amad closed)
3 April Day before Passover 10.00 - 12.30
4, 5, 10, 11 April Passover Closed
27 April King's Day Closed
24, 25 May Shavuot Closed
26 July Tisha B'Av 13.30 - 17.00
13 September Erev Rosh Hashanah 10.00 - 12.30
14, 15 September Rosh Hashanah Closed
22 September Erev Yom Kippur 10.00 - 12.30
23 September Yom Kippur Closed
28, 29 September Sukkot Closed
5 October Shemini Atzeret Closed
6 October Simchat Torah Closed
5 Dece...

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0 - 5 Free
6 - 12 €3.75
13 - 17 €7.50
18 and over €15.00
CJP Pass €7.50
Holland Pass Free
I Amsterdam City Card Free
Museumkaart Valid
City pass Free
Friends of the museum Free
Museumkaart (Museum Card) Free
Students €7.50


Tickets valid for all institutions of the Jewish Cultural Quarter: the Jewish Historical Museum, JHM Children's Museum, the Dutch Theatre and Portugue...

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Mr. Visserplein 3, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


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