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A Travel Blog by lamotl2014
... Tour Rejnek district - Old Town Warsaw Overnight: Warsaw- Mercure Centrum Hotel Friday, April 25th Tour of Warsaw Cemetery Travel to Treblinka · Tour Treblinka death camp Shabbat services & dinner at Hotel Overnight: Warsaw- Mercure Centrum ...
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A Travel Blog entry by londone7 from Bukhara, Uzbekistan
My guide book showed a Jewish Cemetery and Synagogue on the town map. I was curious to explore these places and was surprised to know that Jews had settled this far east (as we are never taught anything about Central Asia). I was ...
A Travel Blog entry by nathanphil from Zaouia Sidi Cheïkh, Souss-Massa-Drâa, Morocco
... —although this is an inspiring culture to experience. In my next village I come across another insightful discovery: a Jewish cemetery. Before most of them moved to Israel, there were tens of thousands of Jews living in Morocco, even in ...
A Travel Blog entry by pandasphere from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... down and towards the Old Jewish Quarter. We bought tickets to see four of the six synagogues remaining in the city, the Jewish cemetery and the Holocaust Memorial. We first saw the museum in the Spanish Synagogue, which was beautifully built and decorated ...
A Travel Blog entry by tfsnews from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... the tsunami to the old Jewish Quarter and bought tickets that would give us entrance to several synagogues/museums and the old Jewish Cemetery. At the first site, which had been converted into a holocaust memorial to the 80,000 victims from Prague, ...
A Travel Blog entry by austega from Leszno, Poland
... to start here by picking up the photocopies of wills ordered today, and then hopefully seeing the remains of the old Jewish cemetery & funeral house (now a public library). As I said at the beginning, I have very mixed feelings about our experience ...
A Travel Blog entry by dancejill from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... the Second World War, are written on all the walls, also the Jewish settlements that were destroyed. From here you exit into the Old Jewish Cemetery. The cemetery was established in the early 15th century, along with the Old-New Synagogue it is one ...
A Travel Blog entry by dianeinlondon from Prague, Czech Republic
... and still exists today and one can go inside and view many artifacts. The Chevra Chadisha is the entrance to the old Jewish cemetery it holds many pictures made by children in the concentration camps during WW2. Next I proceeded into the Jewish cemetery ...
A Travel Blog entry by jeffanddana from Prague, Czech Republic, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... at Terezin. Unfortunately, this room was so packed, we couldn't see too many of them. We then headed out to the Old Jewish cemetery. The Jewish community was given a small plot of land to bury their deceased. When the community ran out of room, they ...
A Travel Blog entry by txherrins from Prague, Hlavní město Praha, Czech Republic
... for plaques being installed to mark the location of homes where Jews once lived. We visit the famous Old Jewish cemetery which was established in the first half of the 15th century. The oldest tombstone marks the grave of Avigdor ...
A Travel Blog entry by aaronm58 from Prague, Czech Republic
... the places I visited. I'm sure that you can find the information on Google or Yahoo. 1.The Prague Ghetto 2.Old Jewish Cemetery 3.State Jewish Museum 4.A million different Synagogues (Look up the High Synagogue & the Old/New Synagogue) 5.Museum of ...
A Travel Blog entry by avelasco2013 from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... museum; then the Pinkas Synagogue, which is also a historical exhibit hall and is surrounded by the old Jewish cemetery. Unfortunatelyno photography was allowed in any of these religious houses of worship. Finally we finished with ...
A Travel Blog entry by jmabro from Riga, Latvia
... small stone with a Jewish Star of David carved on it. This is all that remains of the area that was, for a while, the Jewish cemetery in Riga. During one of the Russian occupations, after the 2nd World War, they decided they needed another park. Given ...
A Travel Blog entry by holocaust_mem from Berlin, Berlin, Germany
... Jewish cemetery where Moses Mendelssohn was buried and which was mostly destroyed during the war, and the memorial, "The Abandoned Room." The Jewish cemetery was very beautiful and peaceful, but I did not have much connection there. I felt as though I had ...
A Travel Blog entry by mmbcross from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... Of 120,000 Jews in Prague, only about 10,000 survived the Holocaust. Mainly we are interested in seeing the unusual Jewish Cemetery. According to tradition, Jews must not destroy graves and in particular are not allowed to remove tombstones. This means ...
A Travel Blog entry by buckgw from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... covered off the Castle yesterday and so today we did the clock, the old town, the Spanish synagogue, the Jewish cemetery, Charles Bridge...more walking....more old town... The weather was v pleasant with plenty of sun and a temp of low twenties. Nothing ...
A Travel Blog entry by dianesloan from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... traditional Jewish Quarter, it has once again become a thriving and fascinating part of Prague. We toured the Jewish Museum, Jewish Cemetery and three Synagogues as well as the Holocaust Memorial. The tour was very somber but very ...
A Travel Blog entry by abby_grebisz from Rome, Lazio, Italy
... random church that was so cool. Our main thing was to see the Jewish section. There are a bunch of museums and an old Jewish graveyard, the biggest in Europe. There was lots of stuff about jewish ceremonies and holidays like preparing people to die. ...
A Travel Blog entry by debbie.chung from Fes, Morocco
... it was there. Like most of the buildings in Fes, one could climb up onto the terrace of the synagogue to a view of the Jewish cemetery below. The buildings of the Mellah seemed higher, narrower and more closely spaced. One of the streets was lined with ...
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Vinohradska 105, Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... quarter of Royal Vinohrady.There are many shops and restaurants and a modern Flora shopping centre near the hotel or the New Jewish Cemetery, where also the world-famous writer Franz Kafka has been buried.Do not miss the view of Prague from the nearby ...Traveler Rating
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Siroka 3, entrance at Pinkas Synagogue, Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic338 reviews
The burial site for all of Prague's Jewish residents from 1439 to 1787, the cemetery is marked by moss-covered gravestones that are packed tightly together and graves at least twelve layers deep.