Biella Synagogue

Biella, Italy

The Biella Synagogue is an early 17th-century synagogue. It occupies the top floor of a medieval house at Vicolo del Bellone 3, in the heart of the historic Jewish quarter. It is a modestly sized, rectangular room with baroque decoration, a central bimah and an ornate, seventeenth century, baroque Torah Ark. The synagogue possesses the oldest known Torah scroll still in use which dates to the 13th century.



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Founded: 17th century
Category: Religious sites in Italy

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