Sights - Religious monuments
Distance: 15 km
GPS: 50° 05' 24"N 14° 25' 07"E
In addition to the Old-New Synagogue there are 5 other synagogues in the Jewish Town. Most of them are run by the Jewish Museum .
The Klaus Synagogue used to be the largest synagogue in the Jewish ghetto. The building we see today was built after a fire in the late 17th century.
The triple-nave Maisel Synagogue at present houses the Jewish Museum which traces the history of the Jews in Bohemia and Moravia.
In the post-war years this synagogue became a Monument to the Jews of Bohemia and Moravia, victims of the Nazi persecution. The names of 77,297 holocaust victims are written on t ...