Built in 1845, this is the oldest synagogue building in Australia and a rare example of the Egyptian Revival style of architecture. Designed by former convict and Hobart Town architect James Thomson, the synagogue was consecrated in 1843 and still hosts services today.
** Please note this open will now take place on SUNDAY 6 NOVEMBER**
Address: 59 Argyle St, Hobart
Open: 10am-4pm, Sunday 6 November
Highlights: One of the few remaining synagogues in the world built in the Egyptian Revival style, features hard benches used by Jewish convicts
Building specs: Type: Synagogue, Built: 1845, Architect: James Thomson