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“a lot of tradition and history, expensive to see”

Old-New Synagogue (Staronova synagoga)
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The oldest surviving example of a medieval twin-nave synagogue, the early-Gothic structure was built during the 13th century.
Reviewed 24 April 2014

one of the oldest synagogues in europe, very very small still interesting place. this synagogue is included in the more expensive tour, but it's not included in the other tours (it's the only thig that misses from the other tours) you have to pay 180 crowns more for an adul to see it.

if you dont want to spend a lot i advise you to sckip this one, another 4 jewish cult places are included in your visit, and this is only the oldest one but not the most beautiful.

it's very close, 100 m away from the old jewish cemetery, the ceremonial hall and klausen synagogue.

also a little about the ceremonial hall, i couldn't find it on tripadvisor, here you will find a lot of info, documents and some objects related to how the jewish treat their dyings and the burial ceremony.

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Reviewed 2 March 2014

This little Synagogue is worth a quick stop, and if you are touring the Jewish Quarter you should include it, it will round out your experience. Just a couple of blocks from the Jewish Cemetery. It is usually crowded, as it is a very small building, so don't be put off by that. It is refreshingly simple and understated, and is all the more interesting for being so very old, and yet still an "active" or "working" synagogue. A unique experience.

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Reviewed 12 February 2014

There is a real sense of history in this little synagogue. Quite plain on the outside, inside it is simple, unadorned, and surprisingly small, but very atmospheric. It has a long and interesting history, and the guided tour was excellent, though necessarily short.

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Reviewed 9 January 2014

It feels like you're stepping back in time when you enter this synagogue. The intimate and spiritual space feels dramatically different than the other synagogues in the Jewish Quarter.

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Reviewed 8 January 2014

What an amazing piece of history this synagogue is. It is kind of expensive to enter and tour, but well worth it. Be ready to have this simple but powerful place evoke history in your mind. It was one of the highlights of our trip to Prague.

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