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"The Old Jewish Cemetery ~ Starý ?idovský Hřbitov" Jewish Cemetery Tip by Christina1881

Jewish Cemetery, Prague: 80 reviews and 130 photos

  The Jewish Cementery
by Christina1881

Over 550 years the remains of some 100.000 people have been bundled into 12 layers of graves in the Old Jewish Commentary. The earliest grave is of the poet Avigdor Kara (1389). It is a strange and haunting place, evoking both the forlorn dignity and astonishing resilience of the Jewish community.
Just before entering the Cemetery you can see a “little chapel” which has the names of the Czech Jews who died during the Second World War written on the walls.

Address: Široka
Directions: Josefov
Phone: +420-224 819 456

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  • Written Jul 21, 2006
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