Turku Synagogue

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Turun synagoga
Åbo synagoga, den 27 juni 2007, bild 1.jpg
Synagogue exterior
Basic information
Location Finland Turku, Finland
Affiliation Judaism
Rite Ashkenazi
Country Finland
Year consecrated 1912
Ecclesiastical or organizational status Active
Architectural description
Architect(s) August Krook
J. E. Hindersson
Architectural type Synagogue
Architectural style Art Nouveau
Completed 1912

Turku Synagogue (Finnish: Turun synagoga, Swedish: Åbo synagoga) in the city of Turku is one of the two synagogues in Finland. Located in the VII District, the synagogue is used by the Jewish community of Turku. The synagogue building, designed by architects August Krook and J.E. Hindersson, was completed in 1912.

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Coordinates: 60°27′20.5″N 022°16′00.0″E / 60.455694°N 22.266667°E / 60.455694; 22.266667