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Exploring Europe’s Largest Synagogue

Budapest’s Dohány Street Synagogue is the largest synagogue in Europe, easily accommodating 3,000 worshippers. Beyond being a monumental architectural gem known for its distinctive Moorish Revival design, the place of worship also offers a lesson in survival. Built in the 1850s, the Dohány Street Synagogue endured Nazi occupation and heavy damage inflicted by bombings during World War II. Today, it’s a place of beauty and solace, where hope and resilience are felt.

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