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Old-New Synagogue

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A curiosity if only for its contradictory name, the Old-New Synagogue has stood on this spot for the best part of a millennium. It is Europe’s oldest active synagogue, and its soaring gothic arches are said to be built on stones brought from Jerusalem … by angels. Legend has it that the attic above these arches houses a golem created to protect the city from harm.


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Maiselova 18, 110 01 Prague 1

Open Monday-Sunday 09:00–17:00. Changes seasonally. Check website for details.

www.synagogue.cz


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