Travel Photo: Old Jewish Cemetery in Prague
Established in the 15th century, the Old Jewish Cemetery is one of the most important surviving monuments in Prague’s Jewish Quarter.
Burials took place in this cemetery from 1439 until 1787 and it contains more than 12,000 tombstones. One of the most prominent figures buried here is Rabbi Low, associated with the famous legend of the “Golem”.
The Old Jewish Cemetery is part of the Jewish Museum, which includes 5 beautiful Synagogues, the Ceremonial Hall, and the Education and Culture Center.
The Jewish Museum offers an enormous collection of Judaic Art, as well as documents and historical artifacts on the life of Jews in the region.