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Private Tour: Prague Jewish Museum and Old-New Synagogue Walking Tour
"We will visit six individual places of the Jewish museum in Prague and the Old New synagogue which is administrated by the Prague Jewish community. Please note the entrance fee to the museum is not included. The Old New Synagogue was built in 1270 by a Christian building works. It is the oldest active synagogue in Europe! Until today regu weddings and circumcisions take place here. In the end of the 16th century rabbi Loew - also known as Maharal – scholar rabbi and creator of Golem was active here. According to the legend Golem was a creature which protected the Jews in the ghetto. The next stop is the Pinkas synagogue from 16th century. There is the memorial to the almost 80 000 holocaust victims from the Protectorate Bohemia and Moravia situated here. Then we visit the Ol the diversity of gravestones and the symbols on them. We shall pass the grave of Rabbi Loew
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Small-Group Walking Tour in Prague: Stories of Jewish Prague
"Start your 3-hour walking tour at the Old-New Synagogue the oldest functioning synagogue in Europe which was built around 1270  and is also among the oldest Gothic structures in Prague. Prohibited from practicing masonry the Jews hired Christians to build the synagogue. Learn about Jewish religious and social customs during the medieval period. Also visit the Renaissance-era Town Hall built by Mordechai Maisel and envision the golden age of Prague’s Jewish commun the mayor of the Jewish Quarter who became Rudolf II’s Minister of Finance used his fortune to pave the ghetto’s streets support Jewish organizations and provide charity for the needy. At the same time
From $65.00
 
Private Half-Day Prague Walking Tour: Stories of Jewish Prague
"Start your private 3-hour walking tour of Prague's Jewish Quarter at the Old-New Synagogue the oldest functioning synagogue in Europe which was built around 1270  and is also among the oldest Gothic structures in Prague. Learn about Jewish religious and social customs during the medieval period from your historian guide. As you continue to move through one of the largest c the paradoxes of the Jewish experience in Prague become manifest. Also learn about the political economic and ethnic tensions that led to Hitler’s invasion of Czechoslovakia and discuss the implementation of the Nazi’s “Final Solution” in Prague. Also hear about life during the communist years and look at the fragile revival of Prague’s Jewish commu"""This 3-hour private walking tour of the Jewish Quarter in Prague with an historian guide focuses on the collection of buildings
From $295.00

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Statue of Moses in the street Parizska

I took this picture before I realized what I was taking. Prague is a wonderful city to walk around and get lost in. There are so many little side streets and alleys that hold surprises all through the...
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littlesam1
Jul 29, 2004

Jewish Quarter

On our Grand Walk tour we spent some time in the Jewish Quarter and were told of the early days when the Jews were restricted to this area and had an identification mark on their clothing. We saw the...
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Mikebb
Dec 12, 2005

Josefov and the Jewish Museum ( 2 photos)

The two images provided indicate a map of the Jewish Quarter and a key to the featured locations.Prague Jewish live has been characterized by repeated persecutions. Periodically, Jewish civil rights...
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nicolaitan
Oct 02, 2006

JEWISH QUARTER

We now will walk down Parizska Street, where we come to the JEWISH QUARTER, in the Josefov Section of Prague, with its Old-New Synagogue, Old Jewish Cemetery, the Jewish Museum, the Spanish Synagogue...
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LoriPori
Feb 28, 2007

Information about Jewish town

In 1096 the first recorded pogrom (organised massacre) took place which hastened the formation of the "Jewish Town" within Stare Mesto during C12. Much later the Jews were actually herded into a...
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jo104
Mar 20, 2006

Parizska Street ( 5 photos)

This wide boulevard lined by beautiful buildings runs from the Old Town Square to the Vltava River through the Jewish Quarter. By the late 19th Century, the Quarter had become somewhat of a slum and...
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nicolaitan
Oct 08, 2006

Jewish Town Architecture

Just wandering around the Jewish quarter is interesting without having to visit all the museums there (to avoid tour groups visit these around lunch time). The rebuilding of the ghetto area at the...
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sandysmith
Apr 12, 2004

Jewish Quarter

The Jewish Quarter or Josefov is a popular tourist destination in Prague due to its central location and unique history. Though much of the original town was redeveloped from 1893-1913, the key sites...
Ewingjr98
Apr 29, 2006

The Jewish Quarter

The Jewish Quarter (Josefov) in Prague used to be one of the largest Jewish communities in Europe. The history of the area dates back to the 11th century. It contains many interesting buildings,...
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HORSCHECK
Nov 15, 2003

The Old Jewish Quarter

Prague's first Jewish ghetto began in the 10th century. They hung on through the centuries, despite vicious persecution. In the late 18th century, the Hapsburg Emperor Joseph II restored the Jewish...
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Tom_Fields
May 04, 2009

Jewish Town

To be able to explore this part of Prague's history you need to by the tickets. You can find them in Pikas Synagogue. There are a few types of tickets but one that includes everything is about 20...
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vesna04
Oct 02, 2005

Back to the Jewish District

After turning in my bicycle at Praha Bikes at the end of the tour, I walked back to the nearby Jewish District for another look.Since I had recently re-learned the words telemon/atlas/atlant (with the...
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Jun 04, 2011
 
 
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Things to Do Near Jewish Quarter -Josefov -

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Jewish Town Hall

now our virtual tour moves on the the jewish quarter (josefov). in the heart of the jewish quarter is the jewish town hall. it was built between 1570 and 1577 by jewish town mayor mordechai maisel....
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Museum of Decorative Arts

The Museum of Decorative Arts in the Jewish quarter houses a display of glass, porcelain, tapestries, textiles and posters among other equally interesting objects. I must say my favourite part was the...
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Rudolfinum

Rudolfinum was built between 1876 and 1884 in neo-Renaissance style, according to the designs of Josef Zitek and his student Josef Schulze. It was intended to serve as a multipurpose cultural center....
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Spanish Synagogue

Spanish synagogue name is nothing associated here with traditional Spain, but with Moorish style of synagogue’s interior, more or less Arabic feature, applied in Spain as well. The synagogue was...
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National Marionette Theater

You will see marionettes for sale all over Prague. A fun thing to see is a show performed by marionettes. I am not a fan of opera but thought it would be better seeing it with the marionettes. The...
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Zizkov TV Tower

The 216 metres high Zizkov Television Tower was errected between 1985 and 1992. Its communist-era architecture was designed and constructed by the local experts Vaclav Aulicky and Jiri Kozak. In the...
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