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High synagogue

Cervena 2/250, Prague, Czech Republic
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Nov 20, 2015
“Two clocks, one going forward, the other one opposite!”
Oct 16, 2015
“A Renaissance Synagoge.”
Cervena 2/250, Prague, Czech Republic
Josefov (Jewish Quarter)
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Reviewed November 20, 2015

I had no idea what to expect when I turned up in Prague, as it was a surprise birthday present from relatives, this place just added to the excitement of it all. A really beautiful looking building here in the Jewish quarter of Prague, apparently...More

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Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

High Synagogue or Vysoká Synagoga was built in 1568. It resembles it's architectural cousin, High Synagogue of Krakow, because both have prayer halls on the first floor. It is a Renaissance themed building. The mayor of the Jewish Town funded this building and the Jewish...More

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Reviewed September 29, 2013

Houses today the Jewish history museum. Only separated only by an alley of the better-known "Old-New Synagogue". During communist regime in 1941 closed down by the Nazis and used as warehouse, WW II 1946-50 out of function, from 1950 state-property, from 1994 again owned by...More

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Josefov houses Prague’s Jewish community. This small
neighborhood centered around Široká street is
completely surrounded by Staré Město (Old Town). As
the former Jewish Ghetto, today all that remains are a
few synagogues and the oldest surviving Jewish
cemetery in Europe. The narrow streets were once small
enough that a person could touch the houses on both
sides. You can still feel the dignity and history this
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