#Thursdaydoors – Dohány Street Synagogue in Budapest

Thursday Doors is a weekly feature allowing door lovers to come together to admire and share their favorite door photos from around the world. Feel free to join in on the fun by creating your own Thursday Doors post each week and then sharing your link in the comments below, anytime between Thursday morning and Saturday noon (North American eastern time). 

The Dohány Street Synagogue complex consists of the Great Synagogue, the Heroes’ Temple, the graveyard, the Memorial and the Jewish Museum. Dohány Street has strong Holocaust connotations as it constituted the border of the Budapest Ghetto.

The Dohány Street Synagogue in Budapest
The main entrance

You can learn more about the Dohány Street Synagogue here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doh%C3%A1ny_Street_Synagogue

An internal door
This is a shot of the inside of the synagogue. The Torah is behind the little doors behind the altar
This is a picture of the Garden of Remembrance through a window in the Jewish Museum. You can see the arched doorways into the garden.

28 thoughts on “#Thursdaydoors – Dohány Street Synagogue in Budapest

  1. During the WWII the boarders changed so frequently it was hard to say where one was actually born. Hubby has some heritage from that country (plus a few more). It truly was amazing how many people stepped up to save others. Thank you for sharing this post. I went to the Wiki article too.

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