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Touro Synagogue

72 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840

Considered one of the ten most architecturally distinguished buildings of 18th century America,Touro is the oldest synagogue in the Untied States, a National Historic Site and a international symbol of religious freedom.
Begin your visit at the Loeb Visitors Center and explore the interactive, multi-media exhibits that examine America's first freedoms.
Celebrate over 250 years of Touro Synagogue history, Newport's colonial Jewish community, the origins of religious freedom and separation of church and state.