|Location||Waagegasse 8, Erfurt, Germany|
The Erfurt Synagogue in Erfurt, Germany, was built c. 1100. It is thought to be the oldest synagogue building still standing in Europe. It is used as a museum and permanently houses the Erfurt Treasure.
History of the building
The oldest parts of the building date from the 11th century and the medieval building is preserved to a remarkable degree, including the roof. The building was used for purposes other than worship for many years.
Other synagogues in Erfurt
The completion of the transformation of the Old Synagogue into a museum was completed in October 2009. The permanent exhibition is the Erfurt Treasure.
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