The neo-gothic Maisel Synagogue replaced a Renaissance original built by Mordechai Maisel, mayor of the Jewish community, in 1592. It...
Jewish Town Hall
The town hall was built by Jewish ghetto mayor Mordechai Maisel in 1586. It's worth noting for its clock tower, which has one Hebrew...
Founded in 1989 this company uses creative black-light theatre along with pantomime, modern dance and video – not to mention liberal...
Kafka Snob Food
A favourite hangout for fashion-conscious employees of the Old Town's many designer boutiques, this smoky bistro models a...
When the Josefov ghetto was cleared at the turn of the 20th century, the broad boulevard of Pařížská třída (Paris Ave) was driven in a straight line through the heart of the old slums. This was a time of widespread infatuation with the French art-nouveau style, and the avenue is lined with elegant apartment buildings adorned with stained glass and sculptural flourishes.
In the last decade Pařížská has become a glitzy shopping strand, studded with expensive brand names such as Dior, Louis Vuitton and Fabergé.