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Bimah in Tarnów

Ceglany baldachim, wsparty na czterech okrągłych kolumnach, również z cegły. Nad nim dach wsparty na metalowych kolumnach.
ul. Żydowska, 33-100 Tarnów Tourist region: Tarnów i okolice
The bimah at ul. Żydowska in Tarnów is the only visible remain of the Old Synagogue built in 1630.
The building represented the Baroque-Mannerist style, on a square plan, in the middle of the synagogue there was a bimah in a form of the canopy, from which the Torah scrolls were read. The so-called support bimah, rising upward to the roof, was a unique element of the structure, existing only in a few Polish synagogues. Today, the bimah, fenced and canopied, is the central venue of the Days of Galician Jews celebrated annually in Tarnów.