David Synagogue

#9 of 23 things to do in Pune

David Synagogue also is identified as Ohel David Synagogue, was established the Late David Sassoon. Its foundation was commenced in 1863, which got finished in 1967. David was recognised for his charitable operations in Pune. He had likewise established the Sassoon Hospital. Due to the usage of red bricks in the construction of David Synagogue architecture, it is usually recognised as Lal Davel or Red Synagogue or Red Temple. Although it is a site devoted to the Jewish population, it entices a huge number of visitants from all sectors of the society, from all over the globe. Its breathtaking compositional excellence, blended with spiritual importance, makes this place worth visiting. It has been built in the neo-Gothic fashion and showcases a novel usage of multiple tints of colours. Plenty of Jewish guests arrive at the site during the monsoon and summer period, as several Jewish inhabitants from Mumbai and from places nearby come here in order to seek better climatic conditions. There is a tomb of the Late David Sassoon, in the compounds of the David Synagogue, where he lived. One of the famous traveller temptations of Pune, this Synagogue enthrals visitants with its architectural excellence, refined tranquillity, radiation of simplicity and serenity. 

Entry timings: 6:00 A.M to 6:00 P.M (Open on all weekdays)

 

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