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A Travel Blog entry by jasonandgaryn from Prague, Czech Republic
... loved to capture the wallpaper and the children's drawings. However, photos were allowed at our next stop, the Old Jewish Cemetery. This is definitely the most interesting cemetery I've ever seen. There were tombstones everywhere and it certainly wasn't ...
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 ...
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... —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 lewis4126 from Prague, Praha, Czech Republic
... history in the Czech lands from the 9th century until the present. Finally, we wandered through the pathways of the Old Jewish Cemetery. It’s among the oldest surviving Jewish burial grounds in the world and one of the most important Jewish ...
A Travel Blog entry by sammy.froman from Prague, Czech Republic
... There are five sights in the Jewish Quarter that we visited: 3 synagogues (all museums now, no longer active), the Old Jewish Cemetery, and Ceremonial Hall. The first synagogue we visited is called the Spanish Synagogue due to the Moorish style ...
A Travel Blog entry by csgrtadventure from Prague, Czech Republic
... the sides of the Ark are listed the camps to which the Prague Jews were taken. Next to the synagogue is the Old Jewish Cemetery. while it wasn't the first, it is one of the oldest and best preserved in Europe. The first ...
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 jessica.greene from Prague, Czech Republic
... buildings and told us the history of the area. We got to see the Mariel Synagogue, the Pinkas Synagogue, the Old Jewish Cemetery, the Klausen Synagogue, Ceremonial Hall, and the Spanish Synagogue. They were all so beautiful and filled with artifacts from ...
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 ckp from Prague, Czech Republic
... we meet Norma for a dinner Of Czech delights - rabbit and gnocchi Czech beer and.... Italian red wine :-) THE OLD JEWISH CEMETERY The Old Cemetery In the Jewish Quarter of Prague Dark and forboding But spiritual and inspiring Tiny space but holding ...
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 wojtas-kolinski from Prague, Czech Republic
... visited the Maisel Synagogue, the Pinkas Synagogue, the Klausen Synagogue, the Spanish Synagogue, the Old New Synagogue, and the old Jewish Cemetery - all within a few blocks. While these were built in the 13th and 14th century, it is interesting that the ...
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
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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.