Moonrise over the Ashkenazi Synagogue

Ashkenazi Synagogue moonrise 350x698The Ashkenazi Synagogue, dating from 1900, is near the Galata Tower in the Karaköy neighborhood of the Beyoğlu district. It is the last remaining synagogue built by Ashkenazim in Istanbul, and is still active.

 

 

Here is what it looks like in the daylight, tucked into the neighborhood. Read more about Istanbul’s synagogues here.

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