Complete tour of Prague’s old town and the lesser town “Mala Strana” at the foot of the castle. See the major highlights and walk a charming neighborhood looking at gothic architecture.
Duration: 3 Hours
This tour runs every day
Join a small group ( max 12 people ) or a private tour led by an expert guide to discover Prague’s Jewish district – one of the oldest communities in Europe.
Start a detailed tour of the Jewish Museum including six Jewish monuments in Josefov.
Learn from your expert guide about the cluster of these buildings in an efficient way but at a relaxed pace.
Visit Old-New Synagogue, Europe’s oldest working synagogue with its fascinating atmosphere, and take a break at the pulpit with its wrought-iron grill.
See the scriptures on the walls and the Holy Ark that holds the Torah scrolls.
Learn about the Golem stripped off its talisman still alive in the attic!
Explore the Pinkas synagogue holding the Memorial for the Holocaust. See the moving list on the walls inscribed with the names, birth dates, and dates of the disappearance of the 77,297 Czech victims of the Nazis. It also has a collection of paintings and drawings by children held in the Terezín concentration camp during WWII.
Follow your guide for the Klausen synagogue, the largest in the ghetto, and see the good exhibit on Jewish ceremonies of birth and death, worship, and special holy days.
Continue to explore Europe’s oldest surviving Jewish cemetery. Feel its palpable atmosphere of mourning even after more than two centuries of disuse.
Walk around to see some of the 12,000 crumbling stones (some brought from other, long-gone cemeteries) heaped together, covering perhaps 100,000 graves, piled in layers because of the lack of space.
Finish your tour at the Maisel Synagogue and learn about the history of the Jews in Bohemia and Moravia from the 10th to the 18th centuries, with displays of ceremonial silver, textiles, prints, and books.