Tag:building=synagogue

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Synagogue Florence Italy.JPG
Description
A building that was built as a synagogue. Edit or translate this description.
Group: Buildings
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Wikidata
Status: de facto

A building that was built as a synagogue.

Definition

Use building=synagogue for a Jewish house of prayer.

How to map

Set a node node at the center of the feature or draw an area area along its outline. Tag it with building=synagogue.

Place actively used as synagogue, with Jewish religious ceremonies is tagged as amenity=place_of_worship + religion=jewish.

Tags to use in combination

Rendering

Note that OSM Carto renders building=synagogue like other buildings. Special rendering is caused here by amenity=place_of_worship + religion=jewish indicating place actively used for Jewish religious ceremonies.

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Related tags

The whole area or campus, containing the synagogue, grave yard, buildings for staff residence or education, bell towers, workshops, etc. can be tagged landuse=religious + religion=jewish.