Santa Maria La Blanca

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  • Address: Calle Reyes Catolicos 4, 45002 Toledo (Castile-La Mancha), Spain
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 06:45 pm Details
  • Phone: +34-925227257
  • Ticket Price: 3 EUR
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Church, Religious Site, Museum, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Architecture , Cathedral

Santa Maria La Blanca - Review

Erected in 1180, this synagoga was originally known as Ibn Shushan Synagogue. It is said to be the oldest synagoga of Europe that is still standing without much damage. At present, the building is owned by the Catholic Church. The unique feature of the building is its design as the building was constructed under the Christian kingdom of Castile by Islamic architects for Jewish use. So, the architectural design has the influence of the three religions, i.e. Christianity, Islamic and Jewish. Till date, this synagoga is considered as the ‘symbol of the cooperation’ among three religions and its culture that existed specially in the Iberian Peninsula during the reign of Middle Ages.

Santa Maria La Blanca Information

  • Seniors can get concession on the ticket price if they provide valid ID card.
  • It’s a 12th century old synagogue.

How To reach Santa Maria La Blanca by Public Transport

  • Nearby Bus Station – Estacion de Autobuses de Toledo. From there, hire a cab and within 5 minutes you can reach the Synagogue.

Restaurants Near Santa Maria La Blanca

  • La Perdiz
  • Teteria Dar Al-Chai
  • La Fabrica de Harinas
  • Meson Reyes Catolicos
  • Cafe-Bar Farolito
  • El Monasterio
  • La Juderia
  • Cafeteria La Sierra

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TripHobo Highlights for Santa Maria La Blanca

  • Santa Maria La Blanca Address: Calle Reyes Catolicos 4, 45002 Toledo (Castile-La Mancha), Spain
  • Santa Maria La Blanca Contact Number: +34-925227257
  • Santa Maria La Blanca Timing: 10:00 am - 06:45 pm
  • Santa Maria La Blanca Price: 3 EUR
  • Best time to visit Santa Maria La Blanca(preferred time): 10:30 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Santa Maria La Blanca: 01:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Santa Maria La Blanca

  • 91.97% of people who visit Toledo include Santa Maria La Blanca in their plan

  • 60% of people start their Santa Maria La Blanca visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Santa Maria La Blanca

Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday

93.6% of people prefer walking in order to reach Santa Maria La Blanca

People normally club together Synagogue Of El Transito and Monasterio De San Juan De Los Reyes while planning their visit to Santa Maria La Blanca.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Santa Maria La Blanca, Toledo Reviews

  • Don't let the name fool you, it's not a sinagogue. You're paying to see a single room, which isn't bad, but maybe not worth the price. Look at the picture and decide

  • Obviously the place is very interesting and the craftsmanship exquisitely beautiful. Unfortunately the place is small and not very well organized. You have to queue quite a bit for tickets. The cashier was pretty unpolite and this is the only time I have seen this in Spain. The audio guide had 4 2 short entries. Was it worth the visit? Of course.

  • Very small building with a lovely receiving area on the outside. However, the inside of the synagogue was extremely small and boring. There was really nothing of interest inside to see. Perhaps the audio guide might have been something, but we didn’t quite feel the desire to pay for it.

  • Enterance fee costs 2.8 Euros per person. Nice interior but lack of things to be seen since all walls painted white.

  • Very small place with painted walls (no original preserved walls) . very little murals and engravings. Only visit if you must.. Many more places of importance in Toledo

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