Josefov – Prague’s Jewish town has changed incredibly over the past thousand years, but it still has an unmistakable atmosphere. We will talk about how people used to live here, how urban renewal changed the town and who lives in the Jewish town today.
We will visit the various synagogues and the cemetery, and find out what Jewish traditions are like.
If interested, we can also visit the historic mikvah (cleansing bath) or have a coffee in a kosher restaurant in Prague.
We will visit – Old New Synagogue – the oldest working synagogue in Europe built in the 13th century – Maisel Synagogue – now a museum of Jewish history up to the 18th century – Pinkas Synagogue – a memorial to the Shoah – Jewish Cemetery – Building of the Burial Brotherhood (Chevra Kadisha) – Klaus Synagogue – museum of Jewish traditions – Spanish Synagogue – museum of Jewish history (18th century – present)
Price: according to the price list
Price does not include: entrance to the Jewish Museum and the Old New Synagogue, entrance to the mikveh, refreshments (paid on site)
Duration: 2 – 3.5 hours (depending on your interest)