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guided-tour-synagogue-spbThe Grand Choral Synagogue of St Petersburg is one of the most beautiful Jewish houses of worship in the world and each year more and more tourists are keen to visit it.

Contact information

phone  +7921.978.44.64
or by e-mail:

Ordering tours

  • Tour around the synagogue during which you will visit the permanent Jewish exhibit situated inside the unique, beautifully decorated in a Moorish stile wedding hall. With books, artifacts, photographs, documents it covers the history of Jews in S.-Petersburg.
  • Jewish Heritage tour of S.Petersburg. For ordering please refer to the folowing tour operators affiliated with the Synagogue:

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Opening hours

Individual visitors and guided tours can be accommodated during normal opening hours:

October - May   daily   10.00  am  -  5.00 pm
May - September daily 10.00 am – 6.00 pm

Saturdays and Jewish Festivals the synagogue is open from 10.00 am to 12.00 pm for religious service only.

Early tours possible upon request

Because many other special services take place at the Synagogue, tour details are subject to change, sometimes unavoidably without notice. If you are making a special visit to the Synagogue, please contact beforehand and check opening times.

A meeting with the community representative can be arranged as well please contact +7921.978.44.64
or by e-mail:

Please note that on Saturdays and Jewish holidays (Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Succoth, Simchat Torah, Pesach and Shavuot) it is forbidden to take videos or photos on the Synagogue premises.

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