Great Synagogue, Brussels
The Great Synagogue of Brussels, on Rue de la Regence, was completed in 1878.
A "stately Romanesque" building, the Great Synagogue was designed by Christian architect Desire DeKeyser.
The facade features a three-storied gabled midsection flanked by four-story towers.
This ornate building also houses several Jewish organizations, including the Jewish Consistoire and the Communaute Israelite de Bruxelles.
Brussels has over 20,000 Jewish inhabitants.
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|Coordinates:||50.838804° N, 4.355217° E (view on Google Maps)|
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