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Photo by: Paul Kuimet

Photo by: Paul Kuimet

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.0

based on 18 reviews

Location (map)

Karu tn 16, Tallinn

City Centre

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Distance from:

Airport

3.8km

Harbour

1.3km

Train station

2.30km

Bus station

1.90km

Open/ Available

Mon-Thu 10-18
01.06-31.08 Fri 10-17
01.09-31.05 Fri 10-14

Contact

rabbi@ejc.ee

+372 662 3050

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Accessibility

Fully accessible
  • no step
  • treshold up to 2,5 cm
  • ramp gradient max 10%
  • doors width at least 70 cm
10% 10m
Steep ramp
  • indication of gradient expressed in percent on the symbol
  • ramp lenght in meters
WC / toilet for disabled users
  • wheelchair sign on WC door
  • fully accessible
  • meets international standards

Established in 2007, Tallinn's Synagogue is by far the most modern house of worship in the city.

It was a long time coming. During World War II, the Jewish community that had existed in Tallinn was all but wiped out, and its Synagogue bombed. In the years following the war, a few native Jews returned to Tallinn, joined by many more Russian Jews, but the Soviet regime had outlawed any open observance of Judaism.

It was only after Estonia regained independence in 1991 that a real Jewish religious community was re-established here. It started with a cultural centre, then a Jewish school. In 2000, following the appointment of Rabbi Shmuel Kot as the chief rabbi of Estonia, a prayer centre was set up in a nearby building. 

With the opening of the Synagogue, the Jewish community was given a new focus. In addition to hosting religious services and Jewish holiday celebrations in its 200-seat main hall, it oversees the preparation and distribution of kosher food, as well as hosting a Mikvah and a Jewish museum.

Kabalat Shabbat in summer at 8pm and in winter at 6pm. Shabbat morning at 10am.

Location (map)

Karu tn 16, Tallinn

City Centre

More

Distance from:

Airport

3.8km

Harbour

1.3km

Train station

2.30km

Bus station

1.90km

Open/ Available

Mon-Thu 10-18
01.06-31.08 Fri 10-17
01.09-31.05 Fri 10-14

Contact

rabbi@ejc.ee

+372 662 3050

Information

More

Accessibility

Fully accessible
  • no step
  • treshold up to 2,5 cm
  • ramp gradient max 10%
  • doors width at least 70 cm
10% 10m
Steep ramp
  • indication of gradient expressed in percent on the symbol
  • ramp lenght in meters
WC / toilet for disabled users
  • wheelchair sign on WC door
  • fully accessible
  • meets international standards
TripAdvisor® Traveler Reviews

"FANTASTIC PLACE"

4.0

May 16, 2019, by ShmuelK24

The must beautiful synagogue, is open and welcome each and every guest, but for security reasons is always good to arrange a visit in advance. Read more

"Solo traveller"

4.0

April 22, 2019, by Ruthielou69

I always make a point of visiting the local synagogue when I’m travelling and I travel a lot. Though this is the first synagogue where I have been denied entry. I spoke to I think what was a member... Read more

"Interesting building"

4.0

September 22, 2018, by Robert D

This is a lovely building near the centre of Tallinn. You can admire its modern architecture from the street. Read more

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