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Amsterdam: Portuguese Synagogue Entrance Ticket

Entry ticket

Amsterdam: Portuguese Synagogue Entrance Ticket

From US$ 18.42 per person


Marvel at the beautiful 17th-century interior of the Portuguese Synagogue in Amsterdam, a Sephardic place of worship with stunning architecture and artifacts. Visit all locations of the Jewish Cultural Quarter with the same ticket.

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Dutch, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Audio guide included
Spanish, Dutch, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Portuguese
Wheelchair accessible


  • See the 17th-century interior of Amsterdam's Portuguese Synagogue
  • Feast your eyes on the unique ceremonial silver, gold, brocade and silk objects
  • Imagine yourself in a bygone age
  • Get access to all the locations of the Jewish Cultural Quarter
Full description

Travel back to the days of Amsterdam’s "Golden Age" on an audio tour of the Portuguese Synagogue. Learn about a period of prosperity that would have been unimaginable without the contributions of the Jewish community. Erected in the heart of Amsterdam in 1675, the Portuguese Synagogue was the largest synagogue in the world at the time. While still used as a house of worship, the synagogue is also open to the public and hosts frequent concerts. Gaze in awe at the authentic interior of large stone pillars and white plaster walls. Marvel at the dark furniture bathed in the abundant light of 72 windows. Since its consecration, the synagogue has had no electric light or heating and is illuminated by the artificial light of 1,000 candles in its brass chandeliers. The sand on the wood floor protects it from dirt. Other buildings in the complex include the treasure chambers, where you can admire unique ceremonial objects of silver, gold, silk, and brocade. You can also see the oldest functioning Jewish library in the world at Ets Haim Livraria Montezinos (included by UNESCO in the Memory of the World Register). Access other attractions in the Jewish Cultural Quarter, including the Jewish Historical Museum, with its kid-approved Jewish Museum junior. See the National Holocaust Memorial and National Holocaust Museum. Learn more about Jewish culture, history and traditions. You can visit all locations with your ticket, which is valid for 1 month.

  • Admission to the Portuguese Synagogue
  • Admission to the Jewish Museum
  • Admission to the Jewish Museum junior
  • Visit all permanent and temporary exhibitions in the Jewish Museum
  • Valid for all locations for one month
  • Audio guide and map of the Jewish Cultural Quarter
  • Guided tours
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point

Portuguese Synagogue, Mr. Visserplein 3, Amsterdam.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Food and drinks
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)

Know before you go

  • Opening hours Portuguese Synagogue: Open Sunday-Friday from 10:00 AM. Closing times vary monthly
  • Jewish Museum and Jewish Museum junior: Open daily from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • All locations are closed on 27 April (King’s Day), Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
  • Audio tours are available in Dutch, English, German, French, Hebrew, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
  • All locations are wheelchair accessible
  • The National Holocaust Museum and Hollandsche Schouwburg are closed for reconstruction until 2024
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We enjoyed learning about the the Portuguese Jewish Synagogue and listening to the automated tour. Our tour included the Jewish Museum (which was an excellent tour too) and thought that it included a guided walk in the Jewish quarter. Apparently that part was on your own so it was a bit confusing finding the area as the person we asked at the Museum surprisingly did not know where to go. However, I would recommend the Synagogue and Jewish Museum across the street.

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March 24, 2023

Die Besichtigung der portugiesischen Synagoge war sehr informativ und interessant. Allerdings dauert diese alleine schon 1,5 Stunden wenn man sich die komplette Audiotour anhört. In die anderen Museen kommt man mit dem Ticket 1 Monat hinein aber wir hatten leider nur einen halben Tag. Zusammen mit dem Holocaust-Monument war die portugiesische Synagoge am interessantesten, jedoch würde ich den Besuch empfehlen, wenn man die Stadt bereits kennt oder sehr viel Zeit im Urlaub hat, da es eben viel Zeit in Anspruch nimmt.

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March 24, 2023

Sehr hilfsbereites und nettes Personal Sammelt viele verschiedene Eindrücke und Geschichten Ist für alle Altersgruppen geeignet Sehr informativ und teilweise auch sehr erschreckend (Juden in der Kriegszeit) Man kann typisch jüdisches Essen kosten, dabei wird in einer kleinen Gruppe Speiseverkostung durchgeführt aber etwas zuviel Info durch den Guide,meiner Meinung nach hat es zulange gedauert

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March 24, 2023

Product ID: 68545