El Ghriba Synagogue

El Ghriba Synagogue

El Ghriba Synagogue or Djerba Synagogue is an old synagogue located on the island of Djerba, Tunisia. It was originally built in 6th century BC, but the current synagogue was built at the end of the 19th century AD at the spot where the old building had been.

Site Information

Country: Tunisia

District: Medenine Governorate

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: 6th Century BC

Oldest Culture: Jewish

Later Cultures: Jewish

Site Features: Jewish Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Part of: Djerba Island

Date of Submission: 2012

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