Alte Synagoge (22)

Largest synagogue north of the Alps, built between 1911 and 1913
  • Centre of Jewish culture 

    After a construction period of two years, the 'Old Synagogue' was reopened as a centre of Jewish culture on 13 July 2010. The permanent exhibition documents all the different facets of Jewish life. As an ensemble with the Old Catholic Church, the synagogue forms the gateway to the east district of Essen.


    Distance from the Rathaus Essen stop:
    50 m, Rathaus exit, keep on street level and turn left into Schützenbahn