Portuguese Synagogue – Esnoga

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The Portuguese Synagogue in Amsterdam is the synagogue of the Spanish and Portuguese community who fled to Holland after the Spanish Inquisition, and their descendants. The synagogue was built over 300 years ago.

The Museum has requested that those who would like to come for Shabbat services should fill out the form and bring their passports with them.
Click here for the form.

Please arrive before 10:30 for services. After that time the security officers will not let you in.
The synagogue holds services on Shabbat and Festivals and there is a
morning service (Shacharit) on Sundays.

Prayer schedule


Mincha and Kabbalat Shabbat at candle-lighting time.
Shacharit: 9:00
Mincha: An hour and a half before Shabbat ends.
Ma'ariv: when Shabbat ends.

Shacharit: 08:15

During the week the synagogue serves as a museum


Tram 4, 9. Meester Visserplein stop.

For more information: esnoga.com

Mr. Visserplein 3 Amsterdam
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