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The oldest surviving example of a medieval twin-nave synagogue, the early-Gothic structure was built during the 13th century.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Chervena 250/2, Prague 110 00, Czech Republic
Josefov (Jewish Quarter)
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+420 224 819 456
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Apparently this is the oldest synagogue in continuous use (except during Nazi/WWII) and that most of the medieval artifacts are still used today! The structure is fascinating. If walks could talk, there is a wealth of history in this building. Across the street is another...More

Thank creativecrew
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is still an active synagogue but very small and despite it’s obvious history thought it pricey for what it is. 220 Kr each. Very small and would not advise a must see other than the outside. Men have to wear a kippah which you...More

Thank Ken C
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

This was by far the oldest synagogue that we visited with Jonas, our excellent guide from Wittmann Tours and he explained in detail the legend of the Golem whose remains are supposedly in the attic of this synagogue.

Thank Stucolco
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Fascinating site. Definitely worth a visit as part of the excellent Jewish quarter sites. Pass to visit all the sites is a bit expensive but worth buying as each has very different displays, architectural features and historical information of various types. Take time to ask...More

Thank Snowshaman
Reviewed 25 August 2018

We wanted to visit the Spanish Synagogue, however we had to settle for the Old-New because of the price. This is a small, historic place, with not a lot to see.

Thank chusamaria48
Reviewed 8 August 2018

It costs too much to enter but they do give you a paper skull cap. This is historical since it is the oldest and still active synagogue in Prague and I believe throughout Europe. There really is not a lot to see.

Thank michael p
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Is interesting to visit a synagogue after all the churches and cathedrals tour. This is a small synagogue but full with history. Not much to view except the building but good for historical lover to understand the Jewish life in old time.

Thank Septimuslow
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Located in Jewish quater, very intersting place, a lot of legens around. Would recommend to go there with good guide. Just to see not give same impression, you need to listen

Thank vlad1971
Reviewed 27 July 2018

The day I went, all synagogues in the Jewish Museum system were closed. I and many travelers (including in the tour) just had a chance to visit the site and view the outside of the buildings. The Old New Synagogue (name in Czeck is Staronová...More

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 12 July 2018

The Synagogue was beautiful in its own way and contained a lot of history. Be prepared to cover your head or wear a loaner kippah.

Thank sophie g
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Nearby
Josefov
Josefov houses Prague’s Jewish community. This small
neighbourhood centered around Široká street is
completely surrounded by Staré Město (Old Town). As
the former Jewish Ghetto, today all that remains are a
few synagogues and the oldest surviving Jewish
cemetery in Europe. The narrow streets were once small
enough that a person could touch the houses on both
sides. You can still feel the dignity and history this
...More
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