Notes: Duration 4 hrs.
Before the Holocaust, Prague was one of the most important centers of the European Diaspora. That's why the world`s largest museum of Jewish ritual articles and culture is here, even though the fate of Prague's Jewish community became grim and tragic. This walking tour takes you past the Jewish Quarter`s six synagogues, including the Old-New Synagogue (one of the oldest monuments of the European Jewish heritage), the Old Cemetery and its Ceremonial Hall, and the birthplace of Franz Kafka. You can visit the interiors of the monuments if you wish to do so, because your guide is licensed by the Prague Jewish Museum.
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Please note: an optional visit to the Jewish Museum (four synagogues plus the cemetery) requires a separate entrance fee of CZK 300 (18 U.S. dollars) per person. Visiting just the Old-New Synagogue requires a separate entrance fee of CZK 200 (12 U.S. dollars) per person.
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Born in Prague, I spent the first half of my life in this city. After receiving a master`s degree in civil engineering, I decided I wanted to see the world, traveled extensively, settled down in Canada for a while, got homesick and returned to my homeland. Being a history buff, I reinvented myself as a dedicated guide...
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