Old Jewish Cemetery
One of the largest Jewish cemetery in Europe and one of the most important Jewish historical monuments in Prague. In fact, this is a view from the living room.
The Jewish quarter, also known as Josefov, is located between the Old Town and the Vltava River. Its history began in the 13th century when Jews living in Prague were ordered to vacate their homes and settle in this one area. The Jews were banned from living anywhere else in the city and were joined…
The largest Jewish cemetery in Europe is part of the Jewish Museum in Prague. Most of the tombs here date from between the 15th and 18th century. Important religious figures are buried here, but the cemetery is better known for its unique density, with old wooden gravestones and stone gravestones…
One of the largest of its kind in Europe and one of the most important Jewish historical monuments in Prague.
“The Spanish Synagogue (Hebrew: בית הכנסת הספרדי, Czech: Španělská synagoga, German: Spanische Synagoge) is the newest synagogue in the area of the so-called Jewish Town, yet paradoxically, it was built at the place of the presumably oldest synagogue, Old School (also known as Altshul). The synagogue is built in Moorish Revival Style. Only a little park with a modern statue of famous Prague writer Franz Kafka (by Jaroslav Róna) lies between it and the church of St Spirit. Today, the Spanish Synagogue is administered by the Jewish Museum in Prague. Eastern wall with stained-glass window, Torah Ark and bema ”
“Dating back to the 13th centruy, this synagogue is the oldest one in Europe which is still in use. Very interesting story about the Golem :)”
“Built in the 16th century in the Renaissance style by Ferdinand I. for his beloved wife Queen Anna, the building has a unique roof design”
College Administrative Building
“Admire the historical building, czech national monument. The oldest dormitory in Prague, nowadays the seat of the Charle´s University´s rector.”