Jewish Cemetery


The 17th-century burial ground on Hrádek, about 600m north of the Jewish Quarter, is the largest in the country, with more than 11,000 graves. The oldest dates back to 1641.

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1. Rear (New) Synagogue


Dating from 1669, this Renaissance synagogue is the highlight of the Jewish Quarters with its beautifully restored frescoes and a wonderful historical…

2. St Procopius' Basilica

0.38 MILES

There was a chapel on this site way back in the early 12th century, when the church was connected to a Benedictine monastery. Although the church has been…

3. Church of the Holy Spirit

19.49 MILES

The church and adjoining tower date from the late-Romanesque period of the early 13th century. The church has been rebuilt several times over the…

4. Small Gate

19.55 MILES

North of the square is a narrow lane leading to the old town's Small Gate, through which is a large English-style park surrounding the duck ponds (once…

5. Telč Underground

19.55 MILES

Around 150m of the extensive tunnelling system below the main square have been opened to visitors to explore and learn about the history of the city…

6. Holy Name of Jesus Church

19.6 MILES

Watching over the square are the twin towers of the baroque Holy Name of Jesus Church, completed in 1667 as part of the surrounding Jesuit college.

7. Telč Chateau

19.61 MILES

Telč's sumptuous Renaissance chateau guards the northern end of the Telč peninsula. The chateau was rebuilt from the original Gothic structure in the 16th…

8. Church of St James

19.63 MILES

The Church of St James's impressive 60m-high Gothic tower dominates the central square. This 15th-century church replaced an older building dating from…