Great Synagogue (Tbilisi)

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Great Synagogue
Tbilisi Synagogue (1).jpg
Basic information
Location Georgia (country) Tbilisi, Georgia
Affiliation Orthodox Judaism
Country Georgia
Completed 1903
Specifications
Length 24.5 meters (80 ft)
Width 15 meters (49 ft)
Height (max) 14 meters (46 ft)
Dome(s) 1

The Great Synagogue (Georgian: დიდი სინაგოგა) is a synagogue at 45-47 Leselidze Street in Tbilisi in the republic of Georgia.

History[edit]

The building, also known as the Georgian Synagogue, was built from 1895 to 1903 in an eclectic style by Georgian Jews from Akhaltsikhe who migrated to Tbilisi in the late 19th century, thus the synagogue is also called “synagogue of the people of Akhaltsikhe”.

There is also a synagogue in Tbilisi built by the Jews of Tshinvali at 13 Kozhevennyi Tupik Street.

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Coordinates: 41°43′00″N 44°47′00″E / 41.7167°N 44.7833°E / 41.7167; 44.7833