"old jewish cemetery" Jewish Cemetery Tip by doug48

Jewish Cemetery, Prague: 80 reviews and 130 photos

  old jewish cemetery
by doug48

prague's jewish cemetery was the burial place for prague's jewish community for over 300 years. this small area was the only burial place permitted to jews. because of lack of space people had to buried on top of each other up to 12 layers deep. in this small cemetery there are 12.000 grave stones and it is estimated that 100,000 jews are buried here,

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

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jun 16, 2008
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