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Pinkas Synagogue (Pinkasova Synagoga), Prague

Pinkas Synagogue (Pinkasova Synagoga) - Prague, Czech Republic
Pinkas Synagogue (Pinkasova Synagoga)
U Staré školy 1, Prague, Czech Republic 110 00Map
Statní židovské museum
+420 2 2171 1511
Neighborhood: Prague 1
Overview

As one of the Jewish quarter's restored Renaissance monuments, this synagogue dates back to the early sixteenth century. The Jewish Museum has turned it into a heartbreaking memorial to the 78,000 Czech Jews who died in the Holocaust. Their names are calligraphed on the inner walls. Upstairs is a selection of drawings by children who were imprisoned in the ghetto at Terezin, or Theresienstadt, north of Prague.

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Pinkas Synagogue (Pinkasova Synagoga) General Information
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Religious
  • Nearest Train: Staromestska
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