Jewish Quarter in Prague

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The Jewish Quarter (Josefov in Czech) is an area in the historical centrer of Prague, very near the Old Town Square. It used to be the Jewish Ghetto of Prague. You will find there lots of synagogues, Jewish cemetery, designers brand shopping street and many more.

 

what to see
  • Franz Kafka’s birthplace.
  • High Synagogue – 16th-century synagogue.
  • Jewish Ceremonial Hall, Prague – 20th-century neo-renaissance hall.
  • Jewish Town Hall – 18th-century rococo town hall.
  • Klaus Synagogue – 16th-century baroque synagogue
  • Maisel Synagogue – 16th-century synagogue, which is now a museum.
  • Old Jewish Cemetery – Europe’s oldest surviving Jewish cemetery.
  • Old New Synagogue – 13th-century Gothic synagogue.
  • Pinkas Synagogue – 16th-century synagogue, now a memorial to Holocaust victims.
  • Pařížská Street – Designer brand shopping street
  • Spanish Synagogue – 19th-century synagogue

 

Where TO stay

Jewish quarter is easily reachable by public transport.

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HOW TO GET THERE

We recommend public transport or walk if you stay in the city center.

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