Name of property:
Mikvé Israël Synagogue
Detached two-storey structure enclosed by three streets. Three parallel gable roofs. Enclosing façades consist of three inward and outward curved gables which jointly form one façade. Façades divided in three bays by moulded standpipes and pillars. All windows are tall windows with semicircular moulded fanlights. Interior: one nave and two aisles divided by heavy round columns.
Architectural historical value because of i.a the fine lay- out of the façades. Art value because of the antique mahogany furniture and the copper and silver chandeliers and ornaments. Cultural historical value as the oldest – continuous in use – synagogue in the western hemisphere. Specific value as part of a protected monumental townscape.