Old Jewish Cemetery
The Old Jewish Cemetery is Europe’s oldest surviving Jewish graveyard. Founded in the early 15th century, it has a palpable atmosphere...
The Klaus Synagogue houses a good exhibit on Jewish ceremonies of birth and death, worship and special holy days.
Museum of Decorative Arts
This museum opened in 1900 as part of a European movement to encourage a return to the aesthetic values sacrificed to the Industrial...
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...
Is this the coolest bistro in the Old Town? Pale stone, bleached birchwood and potted shrubs make for a clean, crisp, modern look, and...
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Pinkas Synagogue information
The handsome Pinkas Synagogue was built in 1535 and used for worship until 1941. After WWII it was converted into a memorial, with wall after wall inscribed with the names, birth dates, and dates of disappearance of the 77, 297 Czech victims of the Nazis. It also has a collection of paintings and drawings by children held in the Terezín concentration camp during WWII.