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Old Jewish Cemetery (Prague)

Old Jewish Cemetery (Prague)

It is the third known Jewish burial place in the Prague’s territory. The oldest Jewish cemetery in Prague was probably in place of today’s Míšeňská Street (some authors believe it was in Újezd). The...

Municipal House (Prague)

Municipal House (Prague)

The Municipal House stands at the site of the royal residence called King's Court. It was a building from the time of Wenceslas IV around 1383, which served as an interim dwelling of King Zik...

The Maisel Synagogue (Prague)

The Maisel Synagogue (Prague)

It was built on the basis of Rudolf II privilege as a private synagogue of Mordechai Maisel, the primate of the Jewish community, in 1590 - 1592. The builder Juda Coref de Herz designed a ...

The Magdeburg Barracks (Terezin)

The Magdeburg Barracks (Terezin)

The so-called Ghetto, a concentration camp for Jewish prisoners from the then Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia, later also from Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Denmark, Slovakia and Hungary,...

The Spanish Synagogue (Prague)

The Spanish Synagogue (Prague)

It was built in 1867 - 1868 on the corner of the Dušní and Vězeňská Streets in a Moorish style according to a project of Ignatz Ullmann and Josef Niklas in place of the oldest synagogue ...

The Small Fortress (Terezin)

The Small Fortress (Terezin)

From 1940 to 1945 the Small Fortress served as the prison of the Prague Gestapo. In 1994 a new permanent exhibition was opened here, devoted to the history of the political prison; it bears wit...

The Lucerna Palace (Prague)

The Lucerna Palace (Prague)

  Each era has its own symbol that embodies its spirit, its atmosphere and its possibilities. The Gothic period in Prague is embodied by St. Vitus Cathedral or the Bridge Tower, the Renaissance ...

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