Shaare Shalom Synagogue, Kingston

Shaare Shalom Synagogue, Kingston

Shaare Shalom Synagogue is a historical synagogue and the only Jewish place of worship in this region. Its original building was constructed in 1885, but than damaged in the earthquake of 1907 and totally reconstructed between 1911 and 1912. After the rebuilding, the round front part of the building was changed to what you see today - oval front and Romanesque details in its architecture. The Jewish Institute is located there as well. You will see historical artifacts such as a 300-year-old Torah and many photos.

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Sight Name: Shaare Shalom Synagogue
Sight Location: Kingston, Jamaica
Sight Type: Religious
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Walking Tours in Kingston, Jamaica

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