Jewish Prague a unique walk through Pragues famous Jewish history
See the only Central European Jewish quarter that survived the Holocaust. Magical History of Jews. Walk the Jewish Quarter of Prague for a unique perspective of the city.
During this walking tour you will see several important sites such as the Old Jewish cemetery, Old-New synagogue, Maisel Synagogue, Spanish Synagogue, Klaus Synagogue and Pinkas Synagogue. See central Europe’s only Jewish Town – the quarter that survived the holocaust.
The Old Jewish cemetery vas established in the first half of the 15th century. It´s oldest tombstone (from 1439) marks the grave of the poet and scholar Avigdor Kara. The most prominent person buried here is Rabbi Liwa ben Bezalel, also known as a Rabbi Low.
Walk through Maiselova Street to reach the Old Town Square. The Old-New Synagogue was built in the early Gothic style around the middle of the 13th century. The main hall is the only existing medieval type hall of its kind. The Jewish part is next to Old town.