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“very interesting if you're interested in Jewish history”

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 27 May 2014

The artistic value is not the point. If you've ever read Kafka, Eco, the Singers and/or you are interested in the long and painful history of Jews in Eastern Europe, you CANNOT miss Jewish Prague. The Jewish Cemetery is in my mind the best piece, but the Staronova means Golem, Labbi Loew and many many things. So let's buy all tickets and visit all of Josefov.

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Reviewed 14 May 2014 via mobile

It's hardly a 10 minute visit and the amount charged is not worth it! If you are really into Jewish history them it might be worth it - if not, this can be skipped. There are many more worthwhile things to do.

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Reviewed 26 April 2014

This is barely worth 15 minutes of visit and it is included in the jewish walk package, but if you don't need to go, I would recommend against it. More worthwhile is Spanish synagogue and cemetery.

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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.

5  Thank deired
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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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