Facing the East, it was the heart of the Jewish quarter, a centre for prayer, culture and social life. Although nowadays no remains are kept, in Girona there is evidence of three different synagogues.
The first one could be located in the “Apostols” square, in the corner made by the Art Museum and the Cathedral to be precise.
The second one would be located at the top of Força street next to the wall that leads to Les Ballesteries, approximately where today there are the Municipal Archives and the History Museum, formerly the “Institut” seat and even before a capuchin monastery.
And the third one, which has been documented that was located in number 5 of the Dones street, nowadays called “Miquel Oliva”. According to the legend, here there were some underground stairs that led to a subterranean corridor which was used by the Jews in times of danger to cross the Onyar river. Walking around this area it is possible to meet again the spirit of the wise Nahmànides better known as Bonastruc de Porta.