Most Beautiful Synagogues in the World

Source: Conde Nast Traveler - The Daily Traveler

In synagogues around the world, you can find an ark holding precious Torah scrolls; a raised platform, or bimah, used for Torah readings; and an orientation toward Jerusalem. But beyond that, design is fair game, with some featuring opulent domes, and others with more minimalist, modern architecture. You can find it all, from Germany to Georgia—Savannah, Georgia, that is. Here, explore some of the most beautiful Jewish places of prayer in the world.

This gallery was originally published in 2014. It has been updated with new information.

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