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Walking Tour of Jewish Prague

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Key Highlights

  • See the only Central European Jewish town quarter to survive the Holocaust
  • Walk through Europe′s oldest Jewish cemetery
  • The tour is led by an expert in local history
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Wednesday, Friday & Sunday

    Duration

    2.5 hours

    Start time

    Start time: 1000h (10:00am)
    Duration: 2.5 hours

    Meeting Point

    Republic Square 3 (The yellow kiosk of Prague Sightseeing Tours & Cityrama)

    Ending Point

    The tour ends at the Old Town Square

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Take a walk through Jewish history in Prague’s old Jewish quarter.

    With roots stretching back to the 13th century, this was the only Central European Jewish town quarter that survived the Holocaust.

    Stroll through the Old Jewish Cemetery, where you can still make out the engravings on faded 15th century headstones.

    Explore several of the area’s most beautiful synagogues and walk along Maiselova Street, which was one of the main arteries in the Jewish quarter.

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    Itinerary

    To join the tour please make your way to Republic Square 3 (The yellow kiosk of Prague Sightseeing Tours & Cityrama) for this walking tour of Jewish Prague.

    Your walking tour begins in Prague’s old Jewish quarter, whose history extends back to the 13th century, when the members of the city’s Jewish community were ordered to leave their homes and settle in one area.

    The buildings standing in the Jewish quarter represent the best preserved complex of Jewish historical monuments in Europe.

    Your two-hour walking tour includes a stroll through the Old Jewish Cemetery, the oldest existing Jewish cemetery in Europe, with tombstones dating back to 1439.

    You will also visit several synagogues during your tour, and traverse the narrow Maiselova Street, which was one of the main avenues of the old Jewish quarter.

    Your tour concludes in Prague’s Old Town Square.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Multi-lingual Guide (English and German speaking)
    • Guided walking tour
    • Entrance fee

    Exclusions

    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Meals and drinks
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details

    This tour is guided MULTILINGUALLY, that means this tour accompanied in English and German language, maybe 3rd language possible.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have
  • Reviews
    • Great Tour!

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      Stephen Lerner
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