Great Synagogue

Synagogue in Elizabeth Street designed by architect Thomas Rowe and consecrated in 1878. Combining elements of Byzantine and Gothic style, it is designed to accommodate up to 1,000 worshippers.

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Position
1874
Type

Great Synagogue

CC BY-SA 2.0
,
2008

Built to repair the schism that had formed between Sydney's rival synagogues in York and Macquarie streets, the Great Synagogue was the most dramatic building on Elizabeth Street.