İştipol (Ichtipol) Synagogue

İştipol synagogue was built by the community who moved from Ichtip town in Macedonia to at the beginning of the 17th Century. It is located between the and Draman neighbourhoods of . After it fell in ruins on account of a event, the synagogue was rebuilt using wood in 1899. It lies in wreckage and ruins today despite placed under protection by the Cultural and Natural Heritage Preservation Board in 1987. It is one of the few remaining wooden synagogues in Istanbul which makes it quite special. The synagogue is not open for services at the moment due to restoration works.



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Paşa Hamamı Cad. 34087 Ayvansaray, Fatih, İstanbul
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