|Built in 1856 the Beth El Synagogue is located on Pollock Street of Brabourne Road. The Beth El Synagogue is located in one of the busiest & crowded areas of Calcutta (Kolkata) and is surrounded by shops selling anything under the sun.|
Although the services of the Beth El Synagogue have long stopped but the interior are astonishingly well maintained. The chequered marble floor, gleaming chandeliers, stained glass windows create a stunning atmosphere.
The hall is surrounded by balconies on three sides At the centre of the hall lies the raised platform, from where the Rabi (Jewish Prist) carried out his services. At the end of the hall lies the alter crowned with the Apse (Half Dome) with Hebrew inscriptions.