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Jewish Ceremonial Hall

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Basic Information

Location U Starého hřbitova 3a Praha 1 – Staré Město/Josefov 110 00
Phone number 222 749 211
Country Czech Republic
City Prague
Address Obřadní síň pražského Pohřebního bratrstva U Starého hřbitova 3a Praha 1 – Staré Město/Josefov 110 00

General Information

Open to visitors yes
Need appointment no
Handicap accessibility yes
Website http://www.praguecityline.com/prague-monuments/jewish-ceremonial-hall-%E2%80%93-building-of-prague-burial-society
Geographical Coordinates 50.08999,14.41724


Summary

The Jewish Ceremonial Hall (Obřadní síň in Czech) can be found in the Josefov or Jewish Quarter of Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. It was built in 1911-12 under the direction of architect J. Gerstl for the Jewish Burial Society (Hevrah Kaddishah) and is in the neo-Romanesque style. Originally used as a ceremonial hall and mortuary it now forms part of The Jewish Museum of Prague holding exhibitions relating to Jewish history.


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