"Josefov" Jewish Quarter -Josefov - Tip by Helga67

Jewish Quarter -Josefov -, Prague: 83 reviews and 147 photos

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Josefov is Prague's former Jewish ghetto and was named after the emperor Josef II, whose reforms helped to ease living conditions for the Jewish. It is located between the Old Town Square and the Vltava River.

This quarter in Prague contains the most well-preserved Jewish historical monuments in Europe. Wandering along this part of town you will come across six synagogues, a Jewish Town Hall and the Old Jewish Cemetery, which is considered one of the most remarkable burial grounds of its kind in Europe.

Directions: From Old-Town Square about 5min north-west.
Phone: 420-222749211
Website: http://www.jewishmuseum.cz/

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  • Written Jan 13, 2007
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