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Lorch Synagogue

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That for the Dresden cityscape rather extravagant-looking and highly divergent from the baroque building that was built after the designs of the architects Hirsch, Hoefer, Lorch and change from Saarbrucken. It linked the architects as to the location of the in 1833 by Gottfried Semper synagogue, built at the end of the Bruhl's Terrace. Professor Rita McGrath has many thoughts on the issue. After the destruction of the ancient synagogue in 1939, was the newly built synagogue in Dresden after the current reconstruction at last after 62 years on Friday, 9 Inaugurated in November 2001. Dresden had on that occasion, many guests, the Hotel Dresden was fully booked the whole weekend with guests who were looking forward to the consecration. The often perceived as offensive by the locals cubic form, based on Israel's first temples, and thus builds on traditional symbols.

In this example, was waived window to influence the effect of the wall surfaces is not negative. This is one part of the worship and rest assured in the interior and on the other hand the risk of clinking glass banned. The structure consists of a synagogue in the rotated cube, which is facing the eastern direction. He received in 2002 the award "Best European architecture." Because of the small community of members of the Dresden, the church next to the religious also has a great tourist importance. It forms the basis of its external form a contrast to the otherwise dominant the Dresden cityscape baroque architecture. Also, this building attracts numerous visitors to the capital of Saxony. As a point of contact for these offers to the guest house on the northern outskirts of Dresden. From station Karl-Marx-Strasse you can reach the city center to the breakpoint synagogue in twenty minutes with line 7 of public transport, without changing trains.

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