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Small-Group Historic Jewish Quarter Walking Tour in Prague

Price USD$37.10


Small-Group Historic Jewish Quarter Walking Tour in Prague
Enjoy this small-group tour and discover the treasures of the ancient Jewish Quarter of Prague. Tour the interiors of four famous synagogues and the exterior of the oldest synagogue north of the Alps, the Old-New Synagogue, still in use today. Take a walk through the Old Jewish Cemetery and see the Burial Brotherhood Building. What is included in this tour is also access to an exhibition of WWII children´s drawings from the Terezin concentration camp.

Once you meet your guide at the designated meeting point, you can get ready for a walking tour full of culture and heritage.

You will visit several famous synagogues: the 13th century Old-New Synagogue (the oldest synagogue north of the Alps); the Pinkas Synagogue (now a hallowed museum dedicated to the Czech victims of the Holocaust, which includes a heart-rending exhibition of drawings by the children of the Terezin Ghetto); the Klausen Synagogue, which contains a permanent collection of lore surrounding the Maharal; the just reopened Maisel synagogue with its extensive collection of Judaica; and the newly restored Spanish synagogue, built in the Moorish style.

Also included is a visit to the Chevrah Kaddisha building and the Old Jewish Cemetery, with its densely-packed layers of graves up to 12 levels deep.

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Enjoy this small-group tour and discover the treasures of the ancient Jewish Quarter of Prague. Tour the interiors of four famous synagogues and the exterior of the oldest synagogue north of the Alps, the Old-New Synagogue, still in use today. Take a walk through the Old Jewish Cemetery and see the Burial Brotherhood Building. What is included in this tour is also access to an exhibition of WWII children´s drawings from the Terezin concentration camp.