Los Foresteros Synagogue is one of four adjacent synagogues, a unique, none of a kind  in the world. The name means ‘strangers’. It is estimated that it was founded by foreigners who immigrated to İzmir from the Aegean Islands, Greece and various European countries. It was probably built in the 17th century and remained active until it was destroyed by  fire. After demolition it was used for kosher poultry slaughter. Its restoration has started in 2022