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Permanent exhibition

Sephardic Meguilah of Esther

The synagogue was built in the XIV century by Samuel ha-Levi, the treasurer of King Pedro I of Castille.

Salto de línea The synagogue shows one of the most beautiful examples of mudejar style in Hispanic-Jewish legacy. The walls are made of plaster and the beauty of the wooden roof is one of the special details that adorns this building.

Salto de línea Over time, the building has been home to a Catholic church, the Archive of a Military Order, and finally, the Sephardic Museum.

Salto de línea After the Jewish Expulsion in 1492, the Catholic King exchanged this building with the Calatrava Order of Knights, who transformed the space into a church, and a hospital was later built here. After the XVI century it was only used for religious services like those of the Transito Church until the XIX Century. It was officially declared a National Monument the 1st of May in 1877, and much care was taken to preserve its history during the first restoration measures.

Salto de línea The synagogue is considered the most important of the museum´s pieces, and it contains one the museum´s main messages.Salto de línea


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