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Worms Synagogue

Worms Synagogue
Worms Synagogue

The Worms Synagogue, also known as Rashi Shul, is an 11th century synagogue located in Worms, Germany.


Built at the point when late Romanesque style was fading and Gothic rising, the rectangular prayer hall features a pair of Romanesque columns supporting groin vaults. The windows in the thick stone walls are simple gothic arches. The windows in the adjoining study hall, the so called Rashi Shul, have rounded Romanesque arches. The women’s section of the prayer hall has Romanesque windows in the eastern wall, and gothic windows in the western wall.

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