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Prague Jewish Quarter Private Half-Day Walking Tour

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    Stop At: The Old-New Synagogue, Maiselova 18, Prague 110 00 Czech Republic

    This is the oldest synagogues in Europe and oldest in the world outside of Izrael from 1270 A.D. It is still working synagogue so the services are kept inside till nowadays. Women are not allowed to be present at the services. They are separated from men in a different hall. They can only hear some of the words. We call it an orthodox synagogue.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, Siroka 23/3 entrance at Pinkas Synagogue, Prague 110 00 Czech Republic

    This is the oldest still preserved Jewish cemetery in Prague from 1439 A.D. It is the biggest rarity to see it in Prague. There are burried more then 100.000 people. People had to be burried on top of each other because of lack of space. In 1787 this cemetery was abolished by Joseph II. Habsburg.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Spanish Synagogue, Jewish Museum in Prague, Vezenska 141/1, Prague 110 00 Czech Republic

    Spanish Synagogue in Prague was built in 1868 to replace the oldest synagogue in Prague from the 12th century A.D. It is an oriental, moorish architectural style. Inside it reminds of Alhambra in Spain and that is why it is called Spanish. They like to present classical music concerts inside of this synagogue so it is also considered as a concert hall. From May 2019 Spanish synagogue will be closed for 2 years because off reconstruction.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Klausen Synagogue, Jewish Museum in Prague, U Stareho Hrbitova, 243/3A Stare Mesto, Prague 110 00 Czech Republic

    The Klausen Synagogue is nowadays the largest synagogue in the former Prague Jewish ghetto and also a single example of an early Baroque synagogue in the area. Today the synagogue is administered by the Jewish Museum in Prague.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Pinkas Synagogue, Jewish Museum in Prague, U stareho hrbitova 243/3a 110 00, Prague 110 00 Czech Republic

    The Pinkas Synagogue is the second oldest surviving synagogue in Prague. Its origins are connected with the Horowitz family, a renowned Jewish family in Prague. Today, the synagogue is administered by the Jewish Museum in Prague and commemorates about 79,000 Czech Jewish victims of the Shoah.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Maisel Synagogue, Maiselova 10, Prague 110 00 Czech Republic

    The Maisel synagogue was erected in 1592 on the basis of a privilege granted by Emperor Rudolf II. Its founder was Mordecai Maisel, the Mayor of the Prague Jewish Town.

    Built by Judah Tzoref de Herz and Josef Wahl, it was originally a Renaissance temple with three naves, which was unusual for its day.

    The synagogue burnt down in the ghetto fire of 1689 and was rebuilt several times. It acquired its current Neo-Gothic form by Prof. A Grotte in 1893-1905.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Jewish Museum in Prague, U Stare Skoly 141/1, Prague 110 00 Czech Republic

    Ceremonial Hall - located next to the Old Jewish Cemetery on the site of an old mortuary used by the Prague Burial Society (Hevrah Kaddisha), the Ceremonial Hall was built in the Neo-Romanesque style in 1906–08. The first floor once housed a room for the ritual washing of the dead; on the second floor was the burial society's club room.

    The building was used for its original purpose until the end of the First World War. It became part of the Jewish Museum in 1926.

    Duration: 30 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    I pick up travellers in their hotel or other place they are accommodated in. I only need to know an exact address and name of the hotel.
    Departure Time
    Daily at 9am, except Saturdays and Jewish Holidays
    Duration
    4h
    Inclusions
    • Professional local guide
    • Private walking tour
    Exclusions
    • Entrance fees (available to purchase)
    • Food and drinks (available to purchase)
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
    • Fares for any required public transport
    • Entry/Admission - The Old-New Synagogue
    • Entry/Admission - Stary zidovsky Hrbitov
    • Entry/Admission - Spanish Synagogue, Jewish Museum in Prague
    • Entry/Admission - Klausen Synagogue, Jewish Museum in Prague
    • Entry/Admission - Pinkas Synagogue, Jewish Museum in Prague
    • Entry/Admission - Maisel Synagogue
    • Entry/Admission - Jewish Museum in Prague
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Dress code is smart/casual
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Walked the Jewish quarter with Eva. She was very knowledgeable and very interesting. Learned a lot and had a great time. Felt like I knew her for years!!!
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    Two of us were guided by Eva on the above noted tour. Visited three synagogues, burial places and many artifacts. Learned insight and history of Jews in Prague. Left with a broader and deeper understanding and appreciation of Jewish culture, religion and history. She had an
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    Eva Adamova was wonderful, friendly and knowledgeable. A lot of information and questions answered. Was the best tour in Prague. Would recommend to anybody.
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    Our guide, Martina, picked us up from our hotel lobby and was immediately interested in our backgrounds so as to customize the tour to be interesting and relevant to our group. She was VERY knowledgeable and offered historic facts and information that we may have not otherwise
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    Eva Adamova was our tour guide on a tour of the Jewish Quarter in Prague. She was knowledgeable, affable, very informative and pleasant to talk to/with.
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