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Prague Jewish History

Private tour in Prague


The Jews represent one of the most significant group of the population in the history of Czech lands with more than 1000 year tradition of coexistance with a surrounding society. First documents about presence of the Jewish merchants in Prague goes back to the 10th century. In the time of history the Jewish population experienced the period more favourable but also less hospitable when they were exposed to rejection and discrimination.

Visit unique Jewish Museum During our walk you will get acquainted with the history of the Czech and Moravian Jews in Maisel Synagogue. This synagogue is a part of the unique Jewish Museum, the most frequented museum in the country. It looks after 4 synagogues and the Old Jewish cemetery, the best preserved historical Jewish cemetery in Europe. The Museum houses the largest European collection of Jewish artefacts. We will visit the memorial to 80 000 Jews who were murdered by Nazi during the WWII in the Pinkasova synagoga. From here we walk into the historical cemetery. The Jewish customs and tradition related to birth, maturity, wedding and holidays will will be drawn to your attention in the Klausova synagoga. In the Ceremonial Hall of the Burial Brotherhood you will see the unique drawings depicting the the moments of death. Then we go into the 13th century Old-New synagogue, the oldest surviving synagogue in Europe. You will see the original medieval setting of the synagogue 

Tour Jewish Historywhich regularly serves for the Prague Jewish community for more than 700 years. At the end of the tour you will visit the beautiful Moorish style Spanish synagogue with an exhibition of precious silver artefacts and a history from enlightment till the 20th century.

Additional information

Tour information:
Tour package includes:
Airport Transfer :NO
Hotel pick-up:NO
Drop-off :NO
Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etc…):NO
Food and Drinks :NO
Other services (fees apply):
Attraction tickets (concerts, theater, museum, circus...) :NO
Translation services :NO
Reservations (hotels, restaurants, airline) :NO
Visa support :NO
Additional information:
This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :NO
Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :NO
Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :NO