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...
Jewish Town Hall
Next to the Old-New Synagogue, this town hall was built by Jewish ghetto mayor Mordechai Maisel in 1586. It's worth noting for its clock...
Prague Jewish Museum
This museum consists of six Jewish monuments clustered together in Josefov: the Maisel Synagogue ; the Pinkas Synagogue ; the Spanish...
Bodeguita del Medio
The Prague incarnation of the Havana cocktail-bar and restaurant chain brings a whiff of Hemingway to the Old Town streets, with chunky...
Lonely Planet review
The neo-gothic Maisel Synagogue replaced a Renaissance original built by Mordechai Maisel, mayor of the Jewish community, in 1592. It houses an exhibit on the history of the Jews in Bohemia and Moravia from the 10th to the 18th centuries, with displays of ceremonial silver, textiles, prints and books.