Prague's Jewish Town

Discover the timeless charm of Prague's Jewish Quarter 

Prague's Jewish Town, steeped in history, offers a fascinating glimpse into a past that seamlessly intertwines with the vibrant present. This historic area, with its cobblestone streets and unique architecture, tells a story of a community that has thrived through centuries. It's a neighborhood where history is not just remembered; it's lived. Located within walking distance from the iconic Old Town Square makes it an ideal starting point for exploring Prague's rich history and culture.

Mordecai 12 Apartments: Embracing history at your doorstep

Right in the heart of this historic district lies our Mordecai 12 Apartments. An apartment residence that harmoniously blends with the surrounding heritage. While the apartments are well-equipped and comfortable, they are designed to complement the historical essence of the neighborhood. It's the ideal place for those who appreciate the beauty of history and the comfort of a home away from home. Ready to explore the rich history of Prague's Jewish Town? Book your stay at Mordecai 12 Apartments and immerse yourself in a unique cultural experience. Whether you are a history enthusiast or a traveler seeking an authentic Prague experience, Mordecai 12 Apartments is simply the perfect adrez for you.


Explore the richness of Jewish heritage

Right at your doorstep, the Jewish Town unfolds its treasures. Visit the Old-New Synagogue, the oldest active synagogue in Europe, or walk through the solemn aisles of the Old Jewish Cemetery. The Pinkas Synagogue, the second oldest in Prague, stands as a memorial to nearly 80,000 Jewish victims of the Shoah from the Czech lands, with the names of these victims inscribed on its walls. Upstairs, emotionally powerful children's drawings from the Terezín Ghetto speak volumes of a tragic past.

Not far away, the Spanish Synagogue, known for its stunning Moorish interior, offers insights into the history of Jews in the Bohemian lands from the 1780s until after World War II. This includes profiles of significant Jewish figures like Franz Kafka and Sigmund Freud.

Visiting Information: The Jewish Museum in Prague, encompassing these sites, is open daily except Saturdays and Jewish holidays. The opening hours vary with daylight saving time, generally from 9 am to 4:30 pm or 6 pm, with specific closures on Jewish holidays.

Discover the richiest Jewish museum in Europe with charming synagogues, each with its own story, and dine in kosher restaurants that offer a taste of traditional Jewish cuisine. Every step in this neighborhood is a step through history, and Mordecai 12 Apartments is your perfect starting point, at the perfect Prague's adrez.

Article author:

Kateřina Čmoková