The Dubrovnik Synagogue is Europe's second oldest synagogue but also the oldest Sefardic synagogue that is still being used. It is popularly believed to have been founded in 1352. The synagogue is owned by the city's Jewish community, but it is only used for special celebrations and holy days as a place of worship. It also houses a museum that contains important historic Jewish relics and artifacts.
Located in Old Town, it is a major attraction that is featured on tours of the city. Although the structure has been damaged both earthquakes and war, it has been lovingly repaired and restored in every case.
The Dominican Monastery of Dubrovnik is located in the city's Old Town near the Ploce Gate. The... Read more