Restoration, reconstruction and revitalization of the Synagogue in Trenčín


Basic information

  • Project Number: CLT01004
  • Project Title: Restoration, reconstruction and revitalization of the Synagogue in Trenčín
  • Program: Culture
  • Region of the Project Implementation: Trenčiansky
  • District of the Project Implementation: Trenčín
  • Estimated Date of Project Completion: 30.04.2024
  • Project Promoter: Jewish religious community Trenčín
  • Website of the project: www.synagogatrencin.sk
  • Status: Active

Funding

  • Project Grant Approved: 898 000 €

Project description

The subject of the project is the implementation of a significant renovation of a unique building, the Jewish synagogue in Trenčín. The monument of extraordinary importance will regain a part of its original appearance. Afterward, it shall open to the public as a modern cultural space. As part of the construction work, the roof and part of the interior will be reconstructed, the windows on the tambour will be replaced and the painting of the dome will be restored. In the upcoming years, there will be a cultural center in the renovated premises, which will present Jewish culture to the public and which will become a place for dialogue between the majority and the minority. Tourists will find a place of the first contact in the entrance hall and various cultural events will be organized in the main hall. In addition, in cooperation with the Jewish Cultural Institute, which is the Slovak partner of the project, an exposition of the Jewish culture of Middle Považie will be added to the synagogue.

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