"Jewish cemetery" Jewish Cemetery Tip by lina112

Jewish Cemetery, Prague: 80 reviews and 130 photos


It was established in the first half or the 15th century. Along with the Old-New Synagogue it is one of the most important surviving monuments in Prague´s Jewish Town. Burials took place in the cemetery until 1787. Today the cemetery contains almost 12.000 tombstones, although the number of persons buried there is much greater. It was enlarged a number of times in the past. The oldeste tombstone, which marks the grave of the poet and scholar Avigdor Kara, dates from the year 1439.

Fue fundado en la primera mitad del siglo cv. Junto con la Sinagoga Viejo-Nueva es uno de los monumentos más importantes que se conservan en la Ciudad Judía de Praga. No se hacen mas enterramientos allí desde 1787. Actualmente cuenta con 12.000 estelas funerarias aunque el numero de personas enterradas allí es mucho mayor. La tumba más antigua data de 1439 y pertenece al estudioso y poeta Avigdor Kara.

Address: Stary zidovsky hrbitov, Josefov.
Directions: Josefov
Phone: +420-224 819 456
Website: http://www.jewishmuseum.cz/

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  • Written Aug 17, 2006
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